Defense Ministry: Azeri attacks won't be left unpunished

April 28, 2012 - 17:55 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - Asked as to what steps Armenian Defense Ministry
takes in response to murder of three people by Azerbaijan, the
Ministry's press service said they have one answer to the question -
Armenian armed forces Commander in Chief already stated the attacks
won't be left unpunished. The country's armed forces will take
appropriate measures along the contact line without responding to the
provocations, the Ministry said.

On April 27, 4:15 am local time VAZ 2107 car belonging to an Armenian
serviceman was shelled on the road to the village of Aygepar in Tavush
province of Armenia. As a result the driver and two other servicemen
were wounded.

Despite the measures taken, the two servicemen died on the way to
military hospital of Berd settlement, with another hospitalized.

A criminal case has been instigated under Article 104 of RA Criminal
Code. Investigation is under way.

On April 25, ceasefire violation by Azerbaijani armed forces was
registered in the north-eastern region of the contact line between
Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

The Azerbaijani side opened fire from various caliber weapons towards
the Armenian positions in village of Doveg, Armenia's Tavush province.

The shelling left the local kindergarten and a GAZ-53 truck damaged.
The children and staff of the kindergarten were evacuated for security
purposes. As a result of necessary measures by the Armenian armed
forces, the Azerbaijani side was forced to stop the fire.




From: A. Papazian