Killed soldier awarded posthumously

On July 26, President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on awarding posthumously the NKR Defense Army N division’s private Khachatur Badasyan with the Medal for Courage for bravery shown during the defense of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s state borders, the presidential press service said.

Khachatur L Badasyan, 20, received a fatal would on July 26 in repelling the attack of a Azerbaijani reconnaissance-sabotage group in the northern and northeastern directions of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

The Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army’s frontline subdivisions spotted the movement of the group and repel the enemy in time.