YEREVAN. – At around 10pm on Monday, a reserve sergeant, Mkrtich Hovakimyan, born in 1978, received a fatal gunshot wound at a military outpost located in a southeasterly direction of Armenia, and according to preliminary data, as a result of violation of the rules of organization of military service.

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) informed Armenian that an investigation is underway to fully find out the circumstances behind this incident.