The explosion of gas-filled balloons at the Republic Square in downtown Yerevan injured 106 people. As noted by the RA Ministry of Emergency, including two children. Official cause of the explosion is not known.
Meanwhile, as the IA REX, cause of the explosion could be outstanding cigarette.
Recall that the incident occurred at 19:32 MSK on during a rally in the country's ruling Republican Party. According to preliminary data, the burst balloons with helium, which was kept in the hands of children. The air rang a few claps, then climbed into the sky-foot pillar of fire.