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Death toll in fireworks depot blast in Armenia reaches 7

Aug. 15, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The death toll in a fireworks storage explosion in Armenia’s capital has risen to seven, officials said Monday, as rescuers combed through wreckage hunting for victims. Photos from the scene showed emergency services and volunteers searching for victims...

Fireworks blast at Yerevan market kills 2, injures 60

Aug. 14, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A strong explosion at a fireworks storage area tore through a popular market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, killing at least two people, injuring 60 others and setting off a large fire. Firefighters labored into the night after the early afternoon blast at...