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76 of 154 injured in Yerevan’s Republic Square still in hospital

09:20, 05.05.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society

YEREVAN. – The 76 from the 154 citizens, who were hospitalized as a result of the explosion at Armenian capital Yerevan’s Republic Square on Friday, are still in hospitals as of Saturday 8:30am, and 25 of them are at reanimation wards, the Ministry of Emergency Situations informs.     

To note, a tragedy occurred during the Republican Party of Armenia’s rally held at the Square on Friday. Hundreds of balloons filled with helium gas exploded and started to burn. Subsequently, these balloons’ melted rubber fell on the rally participants. And those near the stage were affected the most.

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