Armenia publishes new data on those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the statement of the Ministry of Health of the Republic, the death toll since the beginning of the conflict was 3360 human.
According to the Minister of Health of Armenia Arsen Torosyan, to date, forensic experts have identified the remains 3360 Armenian soldiers, killed during the last military conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. It is noted, that these are not final figures.
Forensic Service Officers Examined Bodies or Remains 3360 dead servicemen in Nagorno-Karabakh. More than 2500 forensic genetic examinations
– Torosyan said, adding, that the identification of the remains of the military is complicated by a number of problems in the forensic medical examination and the lack of appropriate equipment.
Today there is only one genetic analyzer in the country., with which it was possible to identify the remains 461 deceased, the rest of the examinations were carried out using “old and inaccurate devices”. The second analyzer has already been purchased, with the introduction of it into operation, the examination will be carried out faster.
note, that Azerbaijan has published so far the only list with those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the official data of Baku, Azerbaijani army lost during the conflict 2723 military. All the dead are already buried, other lists have not been published.
As the head of the working group of the State Commission on Prisoners of War Affairs said the day before, hostages and missing citizens of Azerbaijan Ismail Akhundov, on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh was discovered 334 bodies of Azerbaijani soldiers and bodies 988 Armenian military personnel, searches do not stop.
At the same time, both Yerevan and Baku recognize, that a number of servicemen are missing and may be in captivity. Negotiations on the exchange of prisoners with the mediation of Russian peacekeepers continue.