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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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.