By Theodore Shoebat
An Azeri Muslim sniper murdered an Armenian soldier by shooting him in the head. One Armenian report says
– Karabakh serviceman David Navasardyan, was killed in Azeri sniper attack on Monday, Oct 1.
The soldier received a gunshot wound in the head at the military unit of the Nagorno Karabakh defense army. An investigation is underway to clarify the details of the incident.
Over the past three months, repeated Azeri attacks against Armenia and Karabakh have resulted in over 20 deaths at the line of contact.
Another report reads:
An Armenian soldier serving in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has been killed by gunfire coming from Azerbaijan.
Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovgannisyan said on October 2 that Karabakh Army soldier David Navasardyan “died of fatal wounds after Azerbaijani forces opened fire on October 1.”
Exchanges of gunfire along the front-line boundary that separates Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan have been common.
Tensions flared in early August and dozens of people on were killed along the disputed border during a brief period of heightened hostilities.