As of 7:00am Tuesday, the rescuers have pulled out five more dead bodies from under the rubble at the Surmalu shopping market in Yerevan. Hayk Kostanyan, spokesperson of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia, informed about this on Facebook.

As of now, there are 15 casualties.

Search and rescue operations are continuing.

There are 15 casualties as a result of Sunday’s powerful explosion at the Surmalu market. A total of 350 rescuers are participating in the search and rescue operations at the market, and about 150 volunteers are helping them. The total number of injured is 61. Thirteen of them continue to be treated in various hospitals, and their health condition is assessed as satisfactory. The other hospitalized patients have been discharged with positive dynamics of their condition. Also, 21 vehicles have been removed from under the rubble.