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YEREVAN. – Tensions flare near Russian military base located in Gyumri, Armenia's second largest city.

Thousands of local residents took to the streets demanding that Russian soldier Valery Permaykov, the accused in murder of six-member Gyumri family, must be handed over to the Armenian side. The protesters are trying to approach the military base by breaking through the police wall, the Armenian News-NEWS.am correspondent reports from the site.

According to correspondent, a scuffle broke out between protesters and police officers. Finally some of the protesters managed to break through police wall and approach the military base.

Six members of the Avetisyan family were shot dead and the six-month-old baby was wounded in their house in Gyumri on Monday. Valery Permyakov, a serviceman of the city’s Russian 102nd Military Base, was called the accused in this crime. Permyakov was apprehended by the Russian border guards near the Armenian-Turkish border.

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