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On December 7th, the day of 55th anniversary of nurse Karineh Gevorgyan, participant of Artsakh liberation war against Azeri occupants, knight of 2nd level Battle Cross (posthumously), the students of Military-Medical Faculty, Yerevan State Medical University after M.Heratsi, Karineh’s comrades-in-arms, her family members visited her grave in Yerablour Pantheon (Three Hills) and put flowers on it grave.

Karineh perished in 1993 giving first medical aid to a wounded soldier. She got a wound from a shell explosion but continued her work. But the second explosion took the life of the fearless woman…

On the photo: Karineh Gevorgyan and Youra Hovanisyan (perished on June 26, 1993, rewarded posthumously with 1st level Battle Cross)

Shoushan Stepanyan

Category: #49 (914) 15.12.2011 – 21.12.2011, Army and Society, News, Spotlight