The Azerbaijani flag next to the Khudaferin bridge in the vicinity of Jabrayil. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot"

18 January 2021, 13:08

Bodies of three soldiers found in Nagorno-Karabakh

During the last 24 hours, remains of three military servicemen were found in the Karabakh conflict zone; thus, the total number of found bodies has reached 1238, the Karabakh rescuers have informed today.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on January 16, rescuers found the bodies of three servicemen; and the total number of found bodies reached 1235, Unan Tadevosyan, the head of the PR division of the State Emergency Service of Nagorno-Karabakh, reported on January 17.

The remains of three more servicemen were found during search operations in the Karabakh conflict zone, Mr Tadevosyan has stated today.

"Two bodies were found in Djabrail (the Armenian name is Djrakan, – note of the "Caucasian Knot"); they will be identified by DNA analysis. One body was found in Vorotan; it has been identified – it was Arsen Mamikonyan," the "Sputnik-Armenia" quotes Unan Tadevosyan as saying.

Thus, the total number of bodies and remains of military servicemen and civilians found in the places of hostilities has reached 1238. According to Mr Tadevosyan, the search work will continue today in the directions of Gadrut, Varanda (the Azerbaijani name is Fizuli) and Djrakan. They are conducted by perished servicemen's relatives and volunteers familiar with the terrains, the "Sputnik-Armenia" has added.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 18, 2021 at 10:19 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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