Five policemen still held hostage, Deputy Chief of Police says

Five policemen are still being held hostage after gunmen attacked premises of a police regiment in Armenia’s capital Yerevan Sunday, Deputy Chief of RA Police Hunan Poghostyan told reporters today.

Two hostages – one policeman and one civilian – were released as a result of negotiations earlier today.

Hunan Poghosyan said nothing has changed in terms of demands on both parties. “We demand to release all hostages to avoid further aggravation of the situation and surrender to the authorities.

The Deputy Chief of Police said negotiations continue.

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