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Explosion at downtown Yerevan apartment

15:00, 03.07.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Incidents



YEREVAN. – There was a blast in an Armenian capital city Yerevan building, on Tuesday at around 2:10pm, Armenian News-NEWS.am’s reporter informed from the scene. 

According to preliminary data, the soup placed on the natural gas cooker had spilled and, as a result, there was a gas leakage which caused the explosion.   

There are two injured; they are a young Iranian couple who were renting an apartment in the building.

Armenian News-NEWS.am’s reporter also informed that the couple were transferred to the center for burns. The apartment’s kitchen, living room, and bathroom were damaged as a result of the blast.     

Police officers and the Emergency Situations Ministry team are at the scene.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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