Armenia: 19 year old soldier killed by Azeri forces

Tense situation is remaining on the border areas of Armenia and Azerbaijan and Azeri forces seem that they fire multiple times per week against Armenian soldiers.

On Saturday, according to local sources, Azeri troops opened fire against Armenian positions near the town of Vardenis, killing a 19-year-old Armenian soldier.

Armenia: 19 year old soldier killed by Azeri forces
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“Since yesterday afternoon, the enemies have been firing in the direction of Vardenis. A soldier was killed by gunfire. “There is calm at the moment, there are no shots fired,” a Vardenis resident stated to Zartonk media on Sunday.

19 year old Hrach Piliposyan, who was killed by Azerbaijani forces on Saturday, was from the village of Byurakan in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia and had been serving in the Armenian army for a year.

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