A large explosion has been reported in the centre of the Armenian capital Yerevan. According to the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations,
“On April 2, at 20.44 local time (19.44 Moscow time), we received a signal that there was an explosion on the Northern Avenue in Yerevan; there are victims, and they need assistance”.
Seven people are said to be injured and in need of assistance. The explosions is said to have been caused by an oxygen cylinder explosion.