Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan lit a candle at the St. Hovhannes Church in Nor Hachn, Kotayk Province, for the 4 children and their grandmother who died yesterday.
"We lit a candle at the St. Hovhannes Church for the comfort of the souls of the five victims of yesterday's tragedy," he wrote on his Facebook page.
As reported earlier, a woman and her four grandchildren died in a tragic incident in Armenia’s Kotayk province.
They were found by police in an apartment in the town of Nor Hachn on Saturday afternoon.
According to preliminary reports, Zhanna Simonyan, 77, and her grandchildren – Eduard, 16, Serine, 12, Tigran, 15, and Zhanna, 14, – died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Two bodies were found in the bathroom and three in the bedroom.
Parents of the children are divorced and live in Ukraine. Their grandmother and uncle were taking care of these children in Armenia.