YEREVAN. – 64 citizens have been detained after the march in Yerevan’s Khorenatsi street on suspicion of illegal possession of weapons, ammunition and explosives, the police press-service informed Armenian News – NEWS.am.
“63 of them have been released, while one is detained, since drum-type weapons have been found in his possession,” the police informed.
As reported earlier, the situation at night was tense. On Wednesday night, the Armenian police announced about a shootout which took place in the territory of the police regiment seized by Sasna Tsrer armed group. As a result, a law enforcement officer, as well as Sasna Tsrer armed group members Pavel Manukyan and his son Aram were wounded. All three were immediately hospitalized. Besides, the police informed that two members of the group have surrendered.
For their part, Sansa Tsrer armed group announced that “the police have attacked the territory of the regiment; Pavel Manukyan, Aram Manukyan, Gevorg Iritsyan and probably other members of the group have been wounded. The police have taken Pavel, Aram, Gagik Yeghiazaryan and one more member of the group.”