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Armenian Soldier Dies in ‘Accident,’ Officials Say

Narek Harutyunyan, 19, soldier of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army, died on the night from Saturday to Sunday in an "emergency situation" at one of the northern military units of the Defense Army, NKR Defense Ministry said in an official statement on Sunday, September 6. No other details were reported.

On September 4, the Ministry reported the death of two other soldiers. Marat Khachanyan and Arman Stepanyan, officials said, died as a result of “operations undertaken by the enemy, while performing active military duty.”

Another Armenian contract serviceman, Hayk Devoyan, 40, was killed Thursday morning by "fire from the Azerbaijani side at one of the border military units of the Armenian Armed Forces."