ISTANBUL — One Armenian citizen was killed and another two injured in a brawl in Istanbul’s Fatih district in the evening of June 14.

Hambardzum Harutyunyan, 36, died of a stab wound at the scene. His son Garnik Hambardzumyan, 11, and friend Martin, 30, were rushed to hospital after being stabbed, TRT Haber reports.

Eyewitnesses said Harutunyan was stabbed by an unidentified assailant on Çapariz St. in the Sehsuvar Bey neighborhood. Residents of the street called the police and an ambulance. Paramedics performed cardiac resuscitation on Harutunyan, but the murder victim could not be revived.

CNN Turk reports that after the incident Garnik and Martin left the scene, but the Fatih district Security Department, following their blood traces, was able to find the wounded. Martin told the security staff that three unknown persons stabbed them and fled. In connection with the case, an investigation has started.

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