Armenian media is reporting that an Azerbaijani soldier who has crossed the state border in the northern sector of the line of contact seperating Armenia and Azerbaijan has been captured early this morning.
News.am gives the name of the soldier as Firuz Faragov and cites an Armenia’s Ministry of Defence source as saying that an investigation is underway and that the Yerevan office of the International Committee of the Red Cross informed about captive.
source: commonspace.eu with news.am
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