Armenian Police Arrest 136 Demonstrators




Armenian police detain 136 demonstrators following clashes outside a police station in Yerevan, Armenia. Hundreds of protesters have gathered since Sunday to express support for gunmen who are holding several hostages inside. The gunmen killed 1 police officer and wounded 2 others when they seized the station. They're demanding the release of Jirair Sefilian an opposition leader officials accuse of plotting civil unrest. He was arrested in June over allegations of illegally possessing weapons. Negotiations to end the situation are ongoing.  

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