The rescuers took out another dead body from under the rubble at the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan a little while ago (PHOTOS).
As result, the death toll in Sunday’s powerful explosion at Surmalu has reached six.
Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Pambukhchyan told reporters Monday morning that 15 people were found as a result of search operations, and 18 others are still being sought.
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. There are six casualties, and the number of injured exceeds sixty.
Criminal proceedings have been launched into this strong explosion.