Sergeant Mkrtich Ovakimyan has perished in a combat position due to his violation of the rules for performing combat duty; an investigation is underway, the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.
According to a source from the MoD's press service, the incident occurred on September 13 at about 9:00 p.m. Moscow time in a combat position in the south-eastern direction. "An investigation is underway to find out the reasons for the death of the [43-year-old reserve sergeant Mkrtich Ovakimyan]," the source told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.
Let us remind that military training sessions are being held in Armenia since August 25 with the aim of retraining reservists. Earlier, military analysts called these sessions the largest in the country over the past 30 years.
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Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent
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