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Person who died in blast near Armenian railway station was company security guar...

11:50, 22.06.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Incidents

YEREVAN. – It was found out that Nerses Ghazaryan, who lost his life as a result of a blast nearby Nairi Railway Station of Armenia’s Yeghvard city, was a security guard at the Samvel Simonyan & Friends Company, the Emergency Situations Ministry informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.   

As per the Ministry, a metal container had exploded, for yet unknown reasons, while work was carried out at the Station’s industrial facility.   

To note, the Ministry had informed that it received a call, on Thursday at 8:06pm, informing that a blast had occurred nearby the Nairi Railway Station, and that there were injured and rescuers were needed.  

A firefighting squad, and an operative team—together with paramedics—were dispatched to the scene.  

It was found out that an empty container had exploded while carrying out welding near the railway station—in the area of an inactive oil refinery plant.

As a result, Yeghvard resident Nerses Ghazaryan, 55, had lost his life.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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