Fire in a barracks in Armenia, gasoline to heat the building: at least 15 dead and 3 seriously injured

Fire in a barracks in Armenia, gasoline to heat the building: at least 15 dead and 3 seriously injured

A fire at a military barracks in Armenia has killed 15 people and is believed to have left 3 others in serious condition. Gasoline fire

Posted on: 19-01-2023 09:53

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Terrorism in Armenia. A Fire it exploded in one barracks military and caused at least 15 dead. Then there would be 3 seriously injured. This is confirmed by the country’s Ministry of Defense.

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The fire occurred in a barracks in the settlement of azaat, in the Armenian region cooking

Armenian Defense Minister, Surah Papikjan, During a government meeting, he confirmed that the fire was caused by security breach.

Surah PapikyanPhoto source: TwitterSuren Papikyan, Minister of Interior of Armenia, in a photo taken in October 2022

“According to the preliminary data of the military police – according to the minister – the fire broke out as a result of a violation of fire safety regulations”.

It would indeed have been used by the Gasoline to fuel a stove and heat the building.

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dead and wounded

The Armenian Defense Ministry said in a statement that “according to initial information, 15 soldiers died in the fire that broke out in the barracks housing a military unit of Armenia engineers and snipers. The condition of 3 other soldiers is assessed as serious”.

The general was dismissed

Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, He fired the general Vagram Grigorian, who was in charge of the unit where the fire occurred, along with other officers.

It’s now open a request.

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Photo source: ANSA