In Yerevan 33 people were taken to hospitals after clashes

In Yerevan 33 people were taken to hospitals after clashes

Moscow. April 16. INTERFAX.RU — as a result of clashes of protesters against the candidacy of Serzh Sargsyan to the post of the Prime Minister of demonstrators and police in the center of Yerevan was hospitalized 33 people.


In the First city clinical hospital delivered seven person to the medical center “Erebuni” eight people to the medical center SV. Gregory the Illuminator — 18 people, local media reported.

Earlier it was reported that among hospitalized three police officers.

In addition, the Secretary of the faction “EFC” Tigran Avidan said that Pashinyan was taken to hospital with lacerations he received when falling on the barbed wire. According to him, also wounded a member of the opposition movement “step” Alen Simonyan. Later the correspondent of “Interfax” reported that Pashinyan once again joined the protesters after he got to the hospital first aid.

The demonstrators gathered to protest against the nomination of Serzh Sargsyan as Prime Minister of Armenia. The enemy of the candidacy of Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister, head of the opposition parliamentary faction “EFC” Pashinyan urged his supporters to go to the Parliament building.

Part of the demonstrators managed to break through the police cordon. On the Avenue with barbed wire. The police used tear gas, stun grenades.

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