The rescuers took out the dead bodies of a young child and a pregnant woman from under the rubble at the Surmalu shopping market in Yerevan. Armen Pambukhchyan, the Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia, wrote about this on Facebook Tuesday morning.
"Working all night, without a second's pause, the rescuers found 8 more bodies, a total of 15 casualties, including a young child and a pregnant woman. Search and rescue work is continuing," Pambukhchyan wrote, in particular.
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.