What Happened in Yerevan Underground

  • Country - 19 November 2017, 23:27
At 8:09 am on November 19, the police received reports on a young man in the underground armed with a knife and rifle. The police found out that it was a false alert, and the offender has been identified and arrested, the head of public relations of the police Edgar Janoyan informed, News.am reported.

Earlier reports came that train traffic at Republic Square Station was stopped for over an hour because a man armed with a knife and a rifle was threatening citizens at Yeritasardakan Station.

On November 19, at 2.25 pm reports on an explosion in the underground came. The Rescue Service left for the scene.

The CEO of the underground P. Yayloyan and the train dispatcher Martirosyan informed that a technical problem occurred in the train between Republic Square Station and Zoravar Andranik Station and the train was stopped.

Passengers were safely evacuated from the train. The movement of trains resumed at 15:10, the Ministry of Emergency Situations informed.