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Armenia: 14-year-old who evacuated family in midst of Nagorno-Karabakh clashes recounts journey 02:47

Armenia: 14-year-old who evacuated family in midst of Nagorno-Karabakh clashes recounts journey

Armenia, Hrazdan
October 21, 2020 at 20:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fourteen-year-old Vae Sarkisian managed to save his family after driving them out of Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia as the bombing intensified in his city.

After the third day of shelling in Aknaberd, Sarkisian decided to drive his family out when his father was on duty.

Sarkisian’s father taught him how to drive a car back in 2016 in order to take over if his father "got tired."

“Along the route, bombing accompanied us, even an air fighter was flying nearby. When we reached the police post, they told me to go on with a 'feisty spirit' and never stop anywhere," the kid described the route from Aknaberd to Armenia.

The family is now living in the Armenian Hrazdan, wishing to go back home and to live there in peace again.

Armenia: 14-year-old who evacuated family in midst of Nagorno-Karabakh clashes recounts journey 02:47
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Fourteen-year-old Vae Sarkisian managed to save his family after driving them out of Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia as the bombing intensified in his city.

After the third day of shelling in Aknaberd, Sarkisian decided to drive his family out when his father was on duty.

Sarkisian’s father taught him how to drive a car back in 2016 in order to take over if his father "got tired."

“Along the route, bombing accompanied us, even an air fighter was flying nearby. When we reached the police post, they told me to go on with a 'feisty spirit' and never stop anywhere," the kid described the route from Aknaberd to Armenia.

The family is now living in the Armenian Hrazdan, wishing to go back home and to live there in peace again.

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