29 July 2016, 22:54

In Yerevan, three journalists injured in dispersal of rally

A reporter and a cameraman of the "Radio Liberty", as well as a report of the agency "A1plus" were injured during the dispersal by the police of the action held by supporters of the rebels. The police detained Armen Martirosyan, the deputy chairman of the "Heritage" Party.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that since July 17, supporters of the "Constituent Parliament" continue to hold the building of the police patrol-and-post service regiment. Today, in the course of a shootout, policemen wounded three rebels, including Araik Khandoyan, Armen Labmaryan, and Arthur Melkonyan. Participants of the rally in support of the group "Sasna Tsrer" "(Daredevils of Sassoun) went out into Khorenatsi Street, adjacent to the building of the seized police regiment building. The police started the dispersal of the demonstrators.

According to the injured journalists, policemen in civilian clothes used force against them and broke their equipment.

Lets us remind you that 22 rebels and three hostages, including two physicians and a nurse, still stay at the seized building.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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