Rebel Nagorno-Karabakh says its soldier killed by fire from Azerbaijan

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Posted: May 17, 2016 2:02 AM

YEREVAN (Reuters) - A soldier from the breakaway region of Nagorgo-Karabakh which is controlled by pro-Armenian separatists was killed overnight as a result of shooting from Azerbaijan's side, Nagorno-Karabakh's defense ministry said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred shortly after midnight, roughly at the time when the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed in Vienna on the need for a ceasefire and a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

(Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Katya Golubkova)