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

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8 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 - 


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


Terteryan was hospitalized.


The fact is under investigation.






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.






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


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.

Nagorno Garabagh