Armenian Genocide survivor dies aged 106

A survivor of the Armenian Genocide passed away at the age of 106.

Ovsanna Mirkhanyan passed away in Lenughi village of Armenia’s western Armavir province, her son Sargis Mirkhanyan told Armenpress.

Armenian Genocide survivor Ovsanna Mirkhanyan.

“She has undergone a complex surgery,” her son Sargis Mirkhanyan said.

“Besides, she could not get out of bed because she fell in the yard,” he explained.

“We are 5 children. My mother had 2 daughters in Syria, they both died”, Mirkhanyan added.

Armenian Genocide survivor Ovsanna Mirkhanyan.

Ovsanna Mirkhanyan was the last genocide survivor in the Turkish-bordering province.

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