It was reported that five of the six Iranian citizens who were considered missing in the fire in the "Surmalu" shopping center in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, survived.

APA reports that the press secretary of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia said on his social network account that those persons are in Georgia.

According to the information of the Iranian embassy, ​​these citizens were going to Georgia through the territory of Armenia.

Thus, the total number of missing citizens is 18.

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15.08.2022

It's 10:45 p.m

22 people were considered missing during the explosion at the "Surmalu" wholesale market in Yerevan.

APA reports that the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia released information about this.

Among them are six Iranians and one citizen of the Russian Federation.

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It's 2:43 p.m

Mehri Tahreri, an Iranian citizen, was among those who went missing during the explosion at the "Surmalı" wholesale market in Yerevan.

APA reports with reference to "Sputnik Armenia" that the country's Ministry of Emergency Situations issued a statement about this.

Currently, the number of missing people has increased to 18 people.

Search and rescue operations are ongoing in the area.