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YEREVAN. - A self-immolation attempt was made at the start of Yerevan’s Baghramyan Avenue, where a large number of protestors have gathered and are staging a sit-in.

According to the witnesses, a man of about 50 made an announcement, poured the petrol on himself and set himself alight, Armenian News - correspondent reports.

The protestors standing nearby immediately hurried to help and put out the fire.

The man is conscious. He refused to go to hospital in a police car. The protestors sent him to hospital by a taxi. 


Photos by Arsen Sargsyan /

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