Gunmen release hostage from seized police station in Yerevan

Armenia Materials 27 July 2016 22:07 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 27


The armed group that seized a police station in Armenia's capital of Yerevan has released one of the doctors hostage from the police station, Interfax reported July 27.

Earlier, the doctors who were requested by the gunmen to assist the wounded in the headquarters of the police and in Yerevan, were taken hostage.

The armed group seized the headquarters of the police and interior troops in Erebuni, Yerevan, July 17, demanding the release of the participant of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, coordinator of the opposition Armenian civil initiative ‘Founding Parliament’ Zhirayr Sefilyan.