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Protesters clash with police in Armenia, 12 injured

  • At least 12 people were injured as protesters clashed with the police in Armenia over the death of six members of a family, according to media reports.

    The protesters want the Russian soldier accused of the killings to be handed over.

    Thousands of people tried to march to Russia’s consulate in Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia.

    The soldier, Valery Permyakov, suspected of the killings, is currently being held at a Russian base, media reports said.

     

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