YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–One of the gunmen in the National Assembly attack–Derenik Bejanian–participated in the Artsakh national-liberation struggle within the "Zoravar Andranik" detachment–the office of the Shengavit territorial organization of the "Yerkrapah" union of volunteers told Noyan Tapan. Some of those who knew Bejanian say he was an expert shot–a marksman in the detachment.
Bejanian is a refugee. He came to Armenia from the city of Gandzak or Kirovabad–Azerbaijan. He has lived in Yerevan for the last several years in a hostel belonging to the Ministry of Education and Sciences and located in Yerevan’s Charbakh borough.