The marchers in Yerevan, which was organized in support of the armed group that seized the building of the regiment of patrol-guard service, broke through the police cordon, trying to approach the seized building. About it the correspondent of “Interfax” from the event.
Several hundred marchers move in the direction of the police building.
Earlier it was reported that in the parade in Yerevan, attended by about 2 thousand people. They went to the area occupied by an armed group of police building.
Deputy chief of Yerevan police Valery Osipyan said the organizers of the rally, the procession of protesters will not be able to approach the district seized the building of the patrol service. “There are special measures to ensure security,” he said.
As reports “RIA Novosti”, the demonstrators wanted to break through to the building from the area of Sari Tagh, but police used smoke bombs and broke up the crowd. According to the correspondent of the Agency, two large groups of people are on both sides of the occupied territory.
According to the correspondent of TASS from the scene, law enforcement officers used stun grenades.
On Friday afternoon, July 29, between the occupants of the building police and law enforcement authorities the shooting occurred, which injured three members of an armed group “Sasna tsrer”.
The morning of July 17, an armed group of “Sasna tsrer” (“the Violent of Sasun”) seized the branch PPP in Yerevan. In the incident a policeman was killed Arthur Vanoyan, six more people were wounded. The attackers first demanded the release from prison of a party to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh Zhirayr Sefilyan, a suspect in the illegal acquisition and possession of weapons. Later, the invaders demanded the resignation of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.