One of ambulance doctors escapes in Yerevan

Armenia Materials 30 July 2016 17:53 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30


Salvador Khechoyan, an ambulance doctor, taken hostage by the gunmen, who seized a police station in Yerevan, ran away, Taguhi Stepanyan, director of Ambulance CJSC, told RIA Novosti agency July 30.

"Khechoyan was not released by the gunmen,” Stepanyan added. “After two injured gunmen were taken out from the territory of the police station, Khechoyan ran away.”

According to the message, doctor David Tonoyan was released by the gunmen earlier.
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.