The Azerbaijani serviceman, who was on combat duty at one of the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the Khojavend region, was attacked by a person of Armenian origin on December 3 at about 13:00, according to the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry. 

The very person tried to seize a weapon.

After shooting in the air,  with the aim of self-defense Azerbaijani serviceman neutralized the provocateur who had attacked him.

The incident was reported to the Command of the Russian peacekeeping forces and the Russian-Turkish Joint Monitoring Center.

The investigation is underway.