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Dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan found in woods near Karvachar

  • by Marianna Mkrtchyan

  • Wednesday, July 16, 12:14

The dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan was found in woods between the Karvachar and Manashid communities in Nagorno-Karabakh's Shahumyan district on Tuesday, reports the press service of Nagorno-Karabakh's Police.


Tsakanyan had been missing since July 7. His father Mekhak said that his son was kidnapped by the Azeri raiders who attempted an attack on Karvachar last week. He said that his son was alone on the day when the raiders came. He was sure that the boy was kidnapped as some property in the house was also missing.


Last week Nagorno-Karabakh's troops prevented an Azeri raid on Karvachar. Some of the raiders were killed, two – Gulin Shahbaz Jalaloglu and Dilhan Gardashhan - were detained and are now facing criminal charges.

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