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Clashes in Damascus claim life of Armenian man

12:22, 18.08.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Diaspora Theme: Politics

YEREVAN. – Syrian Armenian Arsen Ghshpoladian, 38, was wounded during Saturday morning clashes, between the Syrian government troops and the armed opposition, in the vicinity of the Armenian cemetery of Damascus’ Bab Sharkgh district.    

Subsequently, Ghshpoladian was transferred to hospital, but the doctors were unable to save his life.   

Arsen Ghshpoladian was a civilian, Armenpress News Agency informs.

According to the source, another Syrian Armenian, namely, Mesrob Chinchinian—who was seriously injured as a result of a bomb blast two days ago—is in stable condition following a surgery.   

To note, around 60,000 Armenians live in Syria, and great majority of them reside in Aleppo and Damascus.

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