An Azerbaijani soldier was neutralized near Tegh village

  • by Western Armenia, February 28, 2024 in Society

On February 28, around 05:15, in the border area of ​​Tegh community of Syunik region, a soldier of the Azerbaijani armed forces crossed the Armenian-Azerbaijani contact line, who was armed with an AKM-type assault rifle and 1 safe box. This was reported by the National Security of Armenia․

"The latter was neutralized by the servicemen of the Ministry of Defense. In connection with the incident, the investigative committee of Eastern Armenia initiated criminal proceedings under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code of Eastern Armenia. The investigation is ongoing," the message states.

Mesrop Arakelyan a political scientist

also referred to  the incident, noting that two Azerbaijani servicemen crossed the border near the village of Tegh, one of them was caught, the other escaped. At night there were also shots from the Azerbaijani side, but the situation is calm at the moment.