22 September 2023,   05:13
Armenian soldier killed along border with Azerbaijan - Defense Ministry of Armenia

An Armenian soldier has been killed along the border with Azerbaijan. Armenia’s Defense Ministry said that at about 6:10 pm Azerbaijan’s armed forces opened fire from firearms of different calibers at the Armenian positions near the village of Norabak in the eastern Gegharkunik province.

It said that a 19-year-old Armenian soldier was fatally wounded by the fire. According to the report, the shooting continued until 7:30.

Azerbaijan has denied reports from Yerevan. “Our units did not open fire in that direction, the situation is stable”, - the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement.