On Sunday, explosions rocked a fireworks warehouse at a market in Yerevan, causing parts of the building to collapse and injuring dozens of people.
The video provided by the Ministry of Emergency Situations shows smoldering piles of rubble and twisted metal. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, along with officials, visited the scene of the incident, the ministry said.
It is unclear what caused the explosion, although authorities rule out terrorism.
“Looking at the footage of the moment of the explosion, it becomes obvious that there can be no talk of a terrorist attack, because first there is fire, smoke rises, and then an explosion,” Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Pambukhchyan was quoted by Armenpress news agency. as the saying goes.