The identities of four of the five people who died as a result of the strong explosion Sunday at the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan are known. Armenian News- NEWS.am has learned about this Monday morning from the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) of Armenia.
The MES has announced the names of the four casualties; they are: Anahit Mkhitaryan, Misak Margaryan, Jemma Nazaryan, and Gayane Avetisyan.
The other casualty, however, has not been identified yet.
We reported earlier that at 1:23pm on Sunday, the National Crisis Management Center received a report that an explosion had occurred at the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan. According to preliminary data, there was an explosion and an ensuing fire, and the number of injured exceeds sixty.