Armenian warehouse blast death toll rises to 11 – report

FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises after blasts ripped through a fireworks warehouse in a shopping mall in Yerevan, Armenia August 14, 2022. Hayk Baghdasaryan/Photolure via REUTERS

(Reuters) – Rescuers have recovered more bodies from the site of a fireworks warehouse blast in Armenia, bringing the death toll from Sunday’s accident to 11, the RIA news agency cited Armenia’s emergencies ministry as saying on Tuesday.

Blasts ripped through the warehouse in a shopping mall in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Sunday, causing parts of the building to collapse and injuring at least 62 people.

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