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January 10, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

12:24, January 10, 2013

One of the few remaining survivors of the Armenian genocide died after falling over and fracturing her hip.

Astrid Aghajanian, described as an “incredible woman” by her GP, fell over at More Hall Convent nursing home in Stroud in April last year.

The 99-year-old was believed to be Britain’s last survivor of the Armenian massacres, which saw around 1.5 million people killed between 1915 and 1923.

Astrid was aged just two when the Ottoman rulers began the annihilation of the Armenians and her father was killed. She was deported with her mother and marched into the Deir ez-Zor desert with her grandmother and baby brother dying.

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