YEREVAN, January 21. /ARKA/. Armenian ministry of defense deeply regrets to inform that a conscript soldier Artem Hakobyan born in 1994 died in the central military hospital on January 18, at 05:30 local time.
The conscript was under treatment in the hospital from January 13, 2013.
Criminal prosecution is brought under a penal code article.
The ministry of defense delivers its condolences to the family and comrades in arms of Artem Hakobyan, says the report of the ministry press service.
This is the third case of conscript death due to health problems over the last two months. On January 17, conscript soldier Armenak Mkrtchyan died of acute cardiopulmonary insufficiency in the central military hospital. According to doctors, cardiopulmonary decompensation may be caused by acute heath failure or pulmonary embolism.
On December 23, 2012, 18-year conscript Norayr Sahakyan died in the hospital. Both death cases are now being prosecuted.
Earlier, the country’s minister of defense Seyran Ohanyan said that the head of medical service corps colonel Artashes Parsadanyan was relieved of the post. --0--