A passenger bus en route from Moscow to Yerevan crashed at about 05:30 Yerevan time today in North Ossetia, 6 km away from the city of Beslan, the Armenian Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies reports.
According to preliminary data, five people have been killed, 27 injured in the accident.
Rescuers, police and ambulance are at the site of the accident. A group has been set up at the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies to study the causes and details of the crash.
A hot line has been launched at the Ministry. Those affected by the accident can call 59-01-02, 59-01- 04 and 59-01-05.