Defense Ministry of Nagorno Karabakh reported the death of its military

© RIA to Novoshepelychi in fotomasterskie military of the defense army of Nagorno Karabakh on the first line of defense. Archive photoDefense Ministry of Nagorno Karabakh reported the death of its military© RIA to Novoshepelychi the image Bank

The defense Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic said on Monday about the death of a soldier, allegedly in violation of rules of handling weapons.

«On the defensive section of one of the military units stationed in the Northern direction of the line of contact, according to preliminary data as a result of violation of rules of handling weapons, deadly shot and wounded a soldier of the Karabakh defense army Tigran Grigoryan born in 1998» — said in a statement posted on the website of the military Department.

For clarification of circumstances of incident under investigation.

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in February 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous region (NKAR) announced their withdrawal from the Azerbaijani SSR. In September 1991, in the centre of Nagorno-Karabakh Stepanakert it has been declared creation of Nagorno-the Karabakh Republic (NKR). The Azerbaijani authorities during the subsequent military conflict have lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Since 1992 negotiations on peaceful settlement of the conflict within OSCE Minsk group. Azerbaijan insists on maintaining its territorial integrity, Armenia protects interests of unrecognized Republic as Nagorno-Karabakh is not a party to the negotiations.