January 23, 2014

16-Year-Old Girl Wounded by Azeri Snipers

A view of Aygepar village in the Tavush region (Photo by razm.info)

TAVUSH, Armenia—Azeri armed forces late Thursday launched sporadic attacks in the direction of several village in the Tavush Region, wounding a 16-year-old Lianna Anikyan, reported razm.info.

Azeri forces rained fire on the villages of Nerkin Karmiraghbuyr, Aygepar, Movses and Chinari.

Anikyan, who is a resident of Aygepar, sustained injuries to her thigh and was transported to the hospital in nearby Bert.

“The enemy was firing at homes and roofs intensively,” said an Aygepar resident. “We were vigilant to ensure that fires did not break out as a result of the attacks.”

Azeri began the attack on the villages bordering Armenia at around 9 p.m. local time.

Armenia’s Defense Ministry spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannesyan confirmed sporadic fire from Azeri direction toward the Tavush region on Thursday.

       Kantsasar Weekly  Diario Armenia