Seven people died as a result of a road accident on the 10th kilometer of the Tashir-Stepanavan highway.
The Volkswagen Tuareg went off the road shortly after midnight, hit a tree and caught on fire.
The victims of the accident were residents of Tashir city and were identified as Vanik Mardoyan, Karen Khachatryan, Gevorg Poghosyan, Arman Tonoyan, Gaspar Ghukeyan, Vahag Albertyan (all from Tashir city) and Arthur Balyan from Yerevan.
A criminal case has been launched at the Lori branch of the Investigative Committee. Probe into the details of the case is under way.