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Unknown left bag with dollars in Zvartnots

Unknown left bag with dollars in Zvartnots

According to the Yerevan Zvartnots airport press-service, a forgotten bag with personal belongings and $ 4 thousand were found in the airport building. “The backpack was found in the departure hall. He was handed over to the …

One injured in Yerevan gas explosion

One injured in Yerevan gas explosion

A gas explosion took place in a apartment building in Yerevan today. At 11:00, Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations received an alarm that the sound of an explosion had been heard near the entrance to one of the homes on …

Train and car collide in Yerevan: one injured

Train and car collide in Yerevan: one injured

One person has been injured as car and train have collided in Yerevan at night, Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations press service reported. The injured has been hospitalized to the Astghik medical center. The other side …

Missing hikers found at Armenia’s Geghama mountain range

Missing hikers found at Armenia’s Geghama mountain range

Two people who had gone missing yesterday in the Geghama mountain range of Armenia have been found. At 21:27 local time, the 911 emergency hotline was reported that two people had gone toward Mount Azdahak, but it had become …

Two killed in car accident in Armenia’s Syunik

Two killed in car accident in Armenia’s Syunik

Two people died and four were injured in a road accident in Armenia's Syunik Province yesterday evening. On November 20, at 22:53 local time, the 911 emergency hotline was reported a car accident had occurred in Ishkhanasar …

Man dies in sewer in Armenia

Man dies in sewer in Armenia

In Armenia, a man died as a result of falling into a sewer pit. According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the tragedy occurred in the village of Aknalich. The Ministry employees pulled out the body of the man born in 1967 from the pit, …

Five-story building catches fire in Kislovodsk

Five-story building catches fire in Kislovodsk

In Kislovodsk, the roof of a five-story building caught fire that covered 800 sq m. The employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations evacuated 30 residents, Oleg Degtyarev, an official representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations …

Major fire breaks out near Armenian parliament

Major fire breaks out near Armenian parliament

In Yerevan, in the immediate vicinity of the Armenian parliament, a fire broke out in the private house, the EMERCOM press service reports. The rescuers received an emergency call at 15:00 local time. 10 fire brigades left for the …

Children poisoned with hydrogen peroxide in Chechnya

Children poisoned with hydrogen peroxide in Chechnya

Yesterday, an accident took place in Grozny: a one-year-old baby and a four-year-old child drank solvent and hydrogen peroxide. They were hospitalized in a children's clinical hospital diagnosed with chemical poisoning. At …

Rainfall floods Makhachkala

Rainfall floods Makhachkala

Car traffic in Makhachkala is paralyzed, the local media correspondents report. "Heavy rains flooded the streets of Makhachkala, people in rubber boots barely move through huge puddles," KP in the North Caucasus writes, noting …

1 killed, 1 injured in Armenia during water works

1 killed, 1 injured in Armenia during water works

One person has been killed, another one injured in a tragic accident on Saturday in Geghrakunik province during work on water channels, News.am reported citing shamshyan.com. According to the source, a collapse of stones and a sand …

Suspicious object found at Yerevan airport

Suspicious object found at Yerevan airport

An emergency occurred the Yerevan international airport at night, according to the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations. On October 24, at 23:25 local time, the 911 emergency hotline received a call informing that that an …

Three killed in road accident in Armenia's Shirak Province

Three killed in road accident in Armenia's Shirak Province

Three people have died and another person was injured in a tragic road accident in Armenia's Shirak Province. Tonight, an accident had occurred on the motorway of Pokrashen village, as a car had rolled into the canyon at …

Environmental disaster in Armenia's Syunik?

Environmental disaster in Armenia's Syunik?

There was a breakdown in a tailing dump in Armenia's Syunik province and polluted water flowed into Vokhchi River. "The governor of the province called me at around 9:00 AM, described the situation and told me that the river …

Dead body found in water utility in Yerevan

Dead body found in water utility in Yerevan

A dead body has been found in a water utility in Yerevan, News.am reported citing shamshyan.com. The rescuers, headed by the foreman of the squad, Armen Dekhoyan, also arrived at the scene. Currently, rescuers and police are …

Robbery suspect caught in Adjara

Robbery suspect caught in Adjara

Young summer houses robber detained in Adjara, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia reports. A 23-year old local resident is accused of dozens of thefts committed in the Hulo region. In total, according to …

Three drowning women rescued in Makhachkala

Three drowning women rescued in Makhachkala

Rescuers of the Makhachkala Search and Rescue service pulled three drowning  women from the water to the city beach, the Ministry of Emergencies in Dagestan reports. According to the report, the women went swimming in the waves and …

Dead toddler found in trash can In Gyumri

Dead toddler found in trash can In Gyumri

According to the prosecutor of the Shirak region of Armenia, Karen Gabrielyan, the body of a 1.5-year-old toddler was found yesterday in a trash can in Gyumri. The cause of the baby’s death has not yet been established, there are …