Karabakh: Killed soldier awarded posthumously -
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan has signed a decree awarding posthumously a Medal for Service in Battle to NKR Defense Army private Arman Ghukasyan for his bravery shown while defending the state border, the press service of the president reports.
On March 19, Ghukasyan, 20, was fatally wounded while on combat duty in the frontline position of a military unit in the northern section of the Line of Contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijani armed forces.
The NKR Army Investigative Service said an investigation into the incident has been launched.
Meanwhile, according to media reports, the officer who received a gunshot wound in Martakert the same day and was transported to a hospital in Stepanakert has undergone surgery and is now in stable condition.