90% of Armenian hostages are alive

http://www.yerkir.am/en/news/28036.htm
15:10 - 29.06.2012

June 29th is the day of lost soldiers of Armenia, which was confirmed by GOAM.
President of `Lost Freedom fighter' NGO Rima Araqelyan told
journalists during the press conference that the number of lost
soldiers from RA and NKR are around 1000.

According to her information, 90% of them are alive: `We are trying to
find out their names. We have given the information to the Red Cross',
said she.

Mother of Arthur Gharibyan, who was a member of `Arabo' detachment in
1992, Alvard Gharibyan said that she lost her hope about her son being
alive. `When my son went to the battle, he told me that he would kill
himself but will never become a hostage to turks