The Investigative Committee of Armenia has completed the investigation in the criminal proceedings of the explosion at the Surmalu shopping market in Yerevan on August 14. Press secretary of the Investigative Committee, Vardan Tadevosyan, informed Armenian News-NEWS.am about this.
"As of now, 130 people have been questioned along the lines of the criminal proceedings launched, 90 have been identified as injured party, 55 of them are those who sustained physical injury, 35—financial. Four people have the status of the accused, three of them have been arrested, then according to the court's decision, the preventive measure of one of them has been commuted and bail was applied," Tadevosyan added.
There are 16 casualties, and one person is considered missing as a result of the aforesaid explosion at Surmalu market on August 14. And on August 24, the Ministry of Emergency Situations had stopped the search and rescue operations for the missing person.