Armenian Emergency Ministry: Rescuers searching for 18 people under rubbles of Surmalu shopping center
Currently, 18 citizens are being searched for under the rubbles of the exploded Surmalu shopping center in Yerevan, Emergency Situations Minister Armen Pambukhchyan said, SİA informs via Armenian media.
“There are searches for 18 people, information about whom we have. It is known whether they were visitors or employees of the shopping center. Currently, 23 citizens are receiving treatment in various medical centers,” the minister said.
According to him, the fire on the territory of Surmalu is extinguished, but from time to time there are small fires. Pambukhchyan noted that pyrotechnic materials, as well as flammable plastic products, still remain in the warehouse. Explosions can occur for several days, and rescuers are ready for this. Currently, only the territory of the warehouse is burning, the fire has been extinguished in the rest of the territory.
As for the work of rescuers, yesterday 350 people worked at the scene, now there are about 70 of them. The minister said that seven rescuers received various injuries. Two were hospitalized, and the rest received medical care on the spot.
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