The situation in connection with the explosion in the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan continues to be tense, a large number of citizens have gathered who are looking for their relatives.
Citizens also participate in search operations together with rescuers.
The goods are evacuated from the stores of the shopping center. Explosions still occur from time to time. The Ministry of Emergency Situations continues work to extinguish the fire, it is possible that there are victims under the rubble.
Armenian parliament speaker Alen Simonyan, deputies of the Armenia faction Aspram Krpeyan and Kristine Vardanyan are also present.
According to preliminary data, a fire broke out and a blast occurred at the explosives warehouse. A three-story warehouse building collapsed. At the moment, a large number of rescuers are working at the site.