A 37 year old contract soldier with the Armed Forces of Armenia, sustained a gunshot wound from shots fired from Azerbaijani fire whilst on duty in Gegharkunik Province, Armenian media sources reported on Wednesday. The soldier was reported to be in very critical condition.
The circumstances of the incident are not clear and there was no comment from the Azerbaijani side.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
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