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Armenian psychiatrists ready to help injured in balloon blast

16:30, 05.05.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society, Incidents

YEREVAN. - Armenia’s Healthcare Ministry and Association of Armenian Psychologists released a joint statement expressing readiness to help those injured in Friday blast of balloon cluster in downtown Yerevan.

Here are the contacts: the Intra center - 26 35 43, mob. 091 26 35 43,

Association of Armenian Psychologists - 098 34 89 93, 094 42 26 85,

The Ministry’s hotline - 52 88 72.

As Armenian informed earlier, a tragedy occurred during the Republican Party of Armenia’s rally and concert held at capital Yerevan’s Republic Square on Friday. Hundreds of balloons filled with gas exploded and started to burn. Subsequently, the balloons’ melted rubber fell on the event participants. Those near the stage were affected the most, and a total of 154 people were injured. In the meantime, 74 sufferers are already discharged.     

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