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Armenia MOD: Soldier killed during shootings from Azerbaijani side in Verin Shorzha

An Armenian serviceman was killed on May 25 near the border with Azerbaijan.

Armenia MOD: Soldier killed during shootings from Azerbaijani side in Verin Shorzha

Armenia MOD: Soldier killed during shootings from Azerbaijani side in Verin Shorzha

STEPANAKERT, MAY 25, ARTSAKHPRESS: The Defense Ministry said that Junior Sergeant V. Khurshudyan (born 1989) was killed during a firefight which began after the Azerbaijani troops had opened fire at the border section of the Verin Shorzha village in Gegharkunik Province. The junior sergeant was a contract serviceman.

The Ministry of Defense said “Junior Sergeant V. Khurshudyan suffered a fatal gunshot wound as a result of the exchange of fire which started after the adversary opened fire”.

The situation is currently under control, and there are no shootings.


     

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