60 hurt, 26 arrested in Armenia clashes

Sixty citizens applied for medical assistance after the clashes between Police and protesters in Sari Tagh district late on Friday. According to Police, 165 people were detained, of whom 26 were later arrested. The rest were released.

Using truncheons, stun grenades and smoke bombs, police broke up a rally held in support of the gunmen, who seized an Armenian police station on July 17 and are currently holding three medics hostage.

A number of journalists were also injured in clashes.

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