Assassination attempt made on Armenia’s Syunik region governor

Armenia’s Syunik region governor Surik Khachatryan’s car was fired on the Goris-Kapan road, according to the information obtained by Armenian News – and confirmed by the governor’s advisor Zarzand Nikoghosyan.

According to Nikoghosyan, no one was injured. He possessed no information about the shooters.

However, according to other sources, there are injured.

The Khachatryan family is connected with various scandals, including murders, injuries and batteries. Surik Khachatryan quit the office of the governor after the murder of Avetik Budaghyan immediately next to Khachatryan’s house. However, despite the discontent of the Syunik region residents, Surik Khachatryan resumed the governor’s office.