The possibility of terrorism in the explosion at the "Surmalu" wholesale market in Yerevan is excluded.

APA reports with reference to TASS that the Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia, Armen Pambukhchyan, made a statement about this.

Currently, it is reported that the fire in the area has been localized, and search and rescue operations are continuing.

It should be noted that at least 6 people died, 16 people went missing and 61 people were injured during the explosion and fire at the "Surmalu" market.