Child’s body found at explosion site in Yerevan


The death toll from the explosion in the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan increased to 15 people, the body of a child was found, reported on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia.

The ministry had previously reported 14 casualties.

“As a result of search and rescue operations, the bodies of 15 dead were found. The identities of nine of them, including the child, have not yet been established,” – the message says.

As a result of the explosion in the shopping center, which occurred on August 14, according to the latest data, 62 people were injured. It was also reported that 18 people could be considered missing. Earlier, the Yerevan City Hall clarified that a warehouse of pyrotechnic materials exploded in Surmalu.

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