On February 27, at approximately 8:40, soldier Albert Safaryan (born 1996) died from a fatal gunshot wound at a defensive military outpost of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army, reported the NKR Ministry of Defense official website.
Further details were not mentioned in the NKR Ministry of Defense statement. Later on the Investigative Committee released a statement noting that Safaryan, according to the initial details, had fatally shot himself under the chin with his service gun. A criminal case has been initiated based on Article 110.1 of the RA criminal code, i.e., causing somebody to commit suicide.
In 2015, this is the 14th death of a soldier in the Armenian and Nagorno-Karabakh armies.