Karabakh reports fatality at military post

A 20-year-old conscript of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army was killed while on military duty at one of the posts located in the northern direction.

The Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Ministry identified the soldier as Edgar Melkonyan. It said the incident happed at around 1:30 am and its circumstances are being examined.

“The NKR Defense Ministry shares the grief of the heavy loss and expresses its condolences to members of the family, relatives and fellows of the killed serviceman,” a statement said.