The protesters blocked the Marshal Baghramyan Avenue, where the Presidential Palace and the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, and four of the Embassy, said the Agency “Novosti-Armenia”.
The protesters support an armed group of the “Sasna tsrer”, which seized the branch PPP in Yerevan.
Avenue the police arrive.
Thus, as reports “Interfax”, the Marshal Baghramyan Avenue is blocked by police. According to the Agency, the demonstrators decided to walk to the presidential residence.
In the afternoon of 30 July, the national security Service (NSS) of Armenia has issued an ultimatum to the armed group. The invaders were asked to lay down arms and surrender before 17:00 local time, otherwise the security services will storm and will have the right to shoot without warning and also to neutralize any armed person.
But later seized the building of the police Department the shooting occurred. According to the preliminary data, killed one law enforcement officer.
The seizure of the police station in Yerevan occurred on the morning of July 17. During the incident a policeman was killed, six more law enforcement officers were injured. First, the invaders demanded the release from prison of a party to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh Zhirayr Sefilyan, who is suspected of illegal possession and purchase of weapons. Later, the armed group demanded the resignation of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.
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