YEREVAN. – One police officer and one civilian were taken to Heratsi Hospital, as a result of the incident that was recorded during the protest at Mesrop Mashtots Avenue in Yerevan, hospital spokesperson Shushan Danielyan informed on a Facebook post.
Danielyan wrote that a policeman (born in 1992) has sustained a head injury, while a civilian (born in 1953) has suffered an injury to the midsection, and they are in satisfactory condition.
Both injured are being examined.
As reported earlier, clashes have taken place Thursday between police and the Liberty Square cafés’ workers who had closed off Mesrop Mashtots Avenue in downtown Yerevan over the ongoing dismantling of their cafés, and 16 people were detained and taken to a police station.