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Dozens Injured in Clashes Between Police and Protesters in Yerevan

Dozens have been injured in the wake of clashes between riot police and opposition protestors in Yerevan on Friday eveningPanorama.am reports.

The skirmishes broke out after demonstrators attempted to break through a police cordon near Nikol Pashinyan’s official residence in central Yerevan. Police officers used stun grenades and detained scores of protesters.

In a statement on Saturday, the Armenian Health Ministry said that a total of 60 people, including 39 police officers, sought medical care after the clashes.

As of 8:30am, 50 people were discharged from hospital after receiving necessary medical aid, it said.


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