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Armenian contract soldier killed in Azeri shelling

Armenian contract soldier killed in Azeri shelling

17:13 AMT  13:13 GMT
An Armenian contract soldier Hayk Devoyan (born in 1975) was deadly wounded in the Azeri armed forces attack in the province of Tavush, spokesperson for the Armenian Defense Ministry said. According to Artsrun Hovhannisyan, military operations are currently underway with no signs of large-scale activities. “Azeri armed forces fired from various caliber weapons, including 60- and 80-mm grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and snipers,” Hovhannisyan said. The spokesperson also refuted the news on possible evacuation. “A training base with several thousand beds was deployed in Tavush; however, scenarios of possible evacuation were only tested as a part of Shant 2015 military training,” Hovhannisyan explained.
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