Incident in Armenian army leaves one soldier dead, another seriously wounded - UPDATED-1

Incident in Armenian army leaves one soldier dead, another seriously wounded - UPDATED-1
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  • calendar-gray 08 December 2016

Armenian media released information about the incident that took place in the Armenian army stationed in Nagorno-Karabakh.

 

On Thursday afternoon, soldier Albert Postolokyan, who was on combat duty, threw a grenade at the shelter, which wounded a fellow soldier (Garnik Terteryan) who was resting inside, according to Armenian News - news.am. 

 

Having committed the act, Postolokyan shot himself to death with his automatic rifle.

 

Terteryan was hospitalized.

 

The fact is under investigation.

 

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13:34

 

Fresh details have emerged of a fatal incident that took place in the Armenian army last night.

 

According to Armenian social network users, on the night of December 8th, a dispute erupted between soldier Albert Postolokyan, conscripted to serve in Nagorno-Karabakh from the Armenian town of Dilijan, and another soldier Garnik Terteryan. As a result, the latter threw a grenade at Postolokyan.  

 

Postolokyan died and Terteryan received severe shrapnel wounds as the grenade exploded. He is reportedly in critical condition.

 

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12:31  

 

An Armenian soldier died in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to Armenian News – news.am.

 

According to information, Albert Postolokyan (born in 1996) sustained a fatal gunshot on the night of December 8th in the direction of Azerbaijan’s Aghdere district, occupied and controlled by Armenian armed forces.

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