The Investigative Committee of Armenia continues the preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated on the fact of unleashing an aggressive war against Artsakh by Azerbaijan, the use of military mercenaries, the use of prohibited methods and means of warfare, targeting the civilian population of peaceful settlements, serious violations of the norms of international humanitarian law.

The press service of the Armenian Investigative Committee told Armenian that within the framework of the criminal case, it was established that the total number of servicemen and civilians who died in Artsakh and Armenia as a result of the aggressive war unleashed by Azerbaijan is 3,809 people. As of 01/19/2022, the whereabouts of 199 military personnel and 21 civilians are unknown.

To date, Azerbaijan has handed over 141 servicemen and civilians taken prisoner to Armenia.