Defense Ministry confirmed the death of a soldier who was deadly injured with his weapon during the performance of guard service on January 1. According to the information provided by the Operational of National Army Command, the incident took place at 23:45, whilst on guard at one of the stations on the territory of the 142 Military Camp.

Doctors arrived at the scene noted the death.

The soldier was incorporated into military service in July 2016.

The Ministry of Defence informed the competent bodies and sent all materials relating to this case the prosecutor's office of the central district of the capital.

Simultaneously, a special committee of the National Army carries out a service research on the circumstances of the incident.