An Armenian soldier was killed, three others were wounded as a result of firing from the Azerbaijani side in the direction of the Paravakar sector of the Berd-Ihevan highway, Press Service of the Armenian Ministry of Defense reports.

The incident occurred between 1 and 2 p.m. today. Both civilian and military vehicles suffered in the shelling.

According to the Ministry, Garik Poghosyan was killed in the attack; Arthur Andranikyan, Arayik Zhamharyan and Martin Petrosyan (all born in 1994) were taken to hospital.

The Office of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk has been informed of the incident.

The Ministry of Defense declared that this vicious step of the rival will not go unpunished and added that the instigator carries full responsibility for the provocation.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

President Sarkissian: We Have Started Creating New Armenia

YEREVAN — Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has commended the people’s movement led…

Talysh Minority Leader Exposes the Sad Realities in Azerbaijan

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — According to Talysh minority freedom movement leader Shahin Mirzoev,…

AMAA\’s Fourth Annual Medical Mission to Armenia

PARAMUS, NJ — This June, the Medical Mission Team, led by Dr.…

CNN International Features Armenia in Documentary

CNN has taken a glimpse into the life of modern-day Armenia as…