Azeri Snipers Kill Another Karabakh Soldier

A Karabakh soldier at the Azerbaijan border

STEPANAKERT—Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Army soldier Karen G. Galstyan became the latest victim of Azeri snipers on late Tuesday when he sustained a bullet wound to his head, reported the press service of the Nargorno-Karabakh Republic Defense Army.

Born in 1994, Galstyan was manning a border outpost in the northern part of the Karabakh-Azerbaijan border.

According to the army press service, an investigation has been launched.

This latest soldier death comes a little over a week after Azeri troops staged a two-pronged incursion at the Karabakh-Azerbaijan border. During that attack, junior sergeant Armen Hovhannesyan was killed while repelling the attack.

Hovhannesyan was honored posthumously by the presidents of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Armenia.

As a result of continuous cease-fire violations by the Azeris, a 16-year-old girl, Lianna Annikyan of the Aygepar village in the Tavush district of Armenia was wounded.

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19 Comments

  1. Krikor said:

    These criminals should get their well deserved punishment and retribution from Armenians and Aliev should be hang as a war criminal

  2. dvo said:

    Killing armenians has become a sport of azeris
    The easier they get a way whit this the more armenians will be killed

    Armenia should anwset this killing bij bombarding the shit out of them they need to push the enemy furthet away from our borders

  3. Raffi Bairamian said:

    Azeris are interpreting NK’R and Armenia ‘s committent for a peaceful solution for this conflict as a weakeness from our side . Azeris should not forget their defeat in their war againstus , and we will them another similar lesson if they do not stop their criminal acts against us.

  4. ABOVYAN said:

    ARA ES INCHEK BA MTASUM SENS INCHKAN PITI MER ZINVORNERIN XPEN U DUK EL ETANK NSTEK TUFTA BAZARNERI MECH TURKI HET, ERP EK XELKI GALU ARA HERIKA ARTEN MI BAN AREK MI BAN MTASEK.

  5. www.Voskanapat.info said:

    I wonder if Aliyev is not actually controlling this situation. Who else could be interested in escalating it to a full blown blitzkrieg?

    The only people I can think of right now are the Big Oil & Gas who control the Sultanate. They’re more powerful than politicians and certainly more powerful than the Aliyev clan. They can do a revolution there in a matter of weeks. Look at the self immolations in Baku over the last month or two.

    It could be that the British Petroleum mafia wants a war to settle the conflict so they can start pumping gas across the Caspian lake. They would rather have Azeri Turks win, but could probably settle with an Armenia’s victory too as long as “their” oil and gas flow to Turkey instead of China.
    There might be something in their algorithms that says it would be more profitable to resolve this conflict now. While Russia is busy with the Winter Olympics?

  6. David Dilanchian said:

    IS THIS WHAT THE WORLD POWERS CALL JUSTICE ???
    WOULD THE SAME RULE APPLY TO ARMENIA & ARMENIANS
    THIS IS BECAUSE THE WORLD HAS BEEN QUIET EVER SINCE
    THE FOOTBALL DIPLOMACY. LOOK BACK TO THE DIFFERENT
    MOVES BY TURKEY & AZERBAIJAN.

  7. GeorgeMardig said:

    How long this is going to contnue?, Russia signed defence agreement with Armenia, It is time that he reacts

  8. PAUL BARDIZBANIAN said:

    THE SHOOTINGS ARE NOT RANDOM. THE KNIGHTING OF THE NATO BUTCHER IS NOT RANDOM, THE AZERI STATEMENTS ARE NOT RANDOM. HYES BETTER GET STARTED TO EITHER SURRENDER THE LAND OR RETALIATE AS CLANDESTINELY AS THE AZERIS DO. START RAISING FUNDS, AND WORLD PR BECAUSE THESE AZERIS ARE NOT GIVING ARMENIANS INDEPENDENCE. JUST PAIN & GRIEF WHICH COULD BE CALLED GENOCIDE–ARMENOCIDE—GETTING TURKED. KARABAKH WAS NOT LIBERATED NOR WILL IT BE RETAINED WITH A ”SHEREP”!!!!

  9. Frank said:

    You might already know this but I thought I would mention this that the Georgian flag is the symbol of the knights templar.

  10. MZB said:

    Again,wake up Armenians !
    If Nagorno-Karabakh Republic remains so our Armenian hero will be neither the first nor the last to die.It is necessary to give them an overwhelming response without blinking eyes.God bless our Armenian hero and wake up the authorities.

  11. Ed said:

    We know how much Azeris are thirsty for Armenian blood. Everything they have done since the early 90’s has been aimed at destroying Armenia. They even believe the whole Armenia is part of their supposed Iravan Kananth. They spread lies, educated falsehood, advocate anti- Armenian redorik and pardon those like Ramill Safarov, which in turn tells us something about their intentions. Away from the world’s eyes which ignored us during the genocide of the 20’s Azeris are taking advantage now and so far getting away with it. These shootings are a part of a bigger political and millitary plan the azeri high command has for Armenia. Our policy towards them must be swift reply without mercy if something like this is to happen again. If not then they will test us until they get us. Armenian high command has to be vigilant and target their snipers all around the boarders or else we will be sending the wrong message to the azeris who done so much harm to us. In another words we can’t be a seating duck for these blood thirsty turks to decide when to get us. Its time to hunt them.

  12. GeorgeMardig said:

    Is there any strategic plan for Armenians to seat like a lame duck? if not, it’s better to die fighting than by a sniper seated

  13. intelectual_armenian said:

    we must not forgot aliyev purchasing billions of military arms. but nobody can start war without promision of the russian. he only make’s azerbaijan budget poore, spending all the budget on israeli made military arms, aliyevs mother is jewish too, dont forgot this. he’s making azerbaijan bankrupt. we must understand this .

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