Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan recently arrived at the Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan where a powerful explosion took place Sunday.

Pashinyan was met at the scene by Yerevan Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan.

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 five casualties, but one of them has not been identified yet. And the number of injured exceeds sixty.

Criminal proceedings have been launched into this strong explosion.