Armenian Soldier Killed in Azeri Firing

An Artsakh soldier on his post on the frontline
An Artsakh soldier on his post on the frontline

An Artsakh soldier on his post on the frontline

STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — Karabakh Defense Army Private Simon Chavrshyan was killed in a result of firing from the Azerbaijani side. An investigation of the incident to find out more details is under way.

According to Artakh’s Ministry of Defense, tensions were high at the line of contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan last night.

The rival used artillery weapons of different caliber as it fired more than 1,500 shots in the direction of the Armenian positions.

The Karabakh Defense Ministry offers its condolences to the families and friends of the soldier.

On 5 February President Bako Sahakian signed a decree posthumously awarding Chavrshyan with the “For Service in Battle” medal for bravery shown during the defense of the Artsakh state border.


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  1. Norin said:

    Man F#%% these baboons, tired of seeing our boys killed like this. Maybe it’s time for the Diaspora to deactivate it’s militant past and snuff Azeri diplomats every time there is an Armenian line of contact death….the Armenian nation is getting tired of mediators turning a blind eye to cease fire violations.

    • Jirayr said:

      I feel tired too .But the suggestion to deactivate the militant past is useless.But eye for eye on the battle field I’m all for it .

  2. Raffi said:

    Aliyev is so Stupid, he doesn’t realize that these deaths are unnecessary, by killing few soldiers here, few soldiers there, Armenians are not going to give up on Artsakh, however while time goes by, he will be bankrupt which in turn will lead to his down fall, with it the end of his Stupid legacy.