An unidentified person who violated the state border of the Republic of Armenia on the north-eastern section was neutralized by Armenian border guards at 01:30 today. The incident came when the trespasser ignored the warnings, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, press secretary at the defense ministry wrote on his Facebook page.
“He was received medical aid after gun wound to his foot and transferred to medical institution, His life is not at risk. According to documents revealed with him, the detained person is a resident of Ghazakh region of Azerbaijani Republic Elvin Arif Oghlu Hibragimov, born in 1986. A probe was launched at the Investigative department at the National Security Service to look into the circumstances of the incident,” Hovhannisyan wrote.