Armenian soldier dies of disease

Khdr Saroyan, an Armenian soldier of Yazidi-Kurd origin, Khdr Saroyan died of cancer.

Saroyan was studying in the first course of Theology Faculty of Yerevan State University. Executive officer Noramarg village of Ararat province said that he was drafted on January 12. Shortly after the oath taking ceremony, his situation deteriorated and he was kept at the hospital for a while. He was unaware of his disease before the military service.

The executive officer said that Saroyan was the only son of the family.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY