Gharib lived in the village of Arevshat/Togh (Hadrut) with his wife, Astghik Petrosyan, and three children: daughter, Angel (b. 2009), and sons, Alex (2012) and Allen (2014). Having been conscripted into the Army from 2005 to 2007, Gharib continued on as a contract servicemen in the Armed Forces of Artsakh for the past 8 years. During those years, he had earned the rank of a senior sergeant and a Medal of Bravery from the government of Artsakh. Gharib lost his life during battles near Martakert on April 4, 2016, while fighting along with his friends, Aznavour Balayan and Nver Simonyan.
The family was given $1,750 by the WOS campaign.
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