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    Hostage-Takers Release All Captives Held at Yerevan Police Station

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    The armed group which seized a police station in Yerevan released all hostages, Armenian National Security Service spokesman Samson Galstyan said on Saturday.

    YEREVAN (Sputnik) — On July 17, the armed group took several police officers hostage at a patrol police station in Yerevan’s district of Erebuni. The hostage-takers are demanding the release of Jirair Sefilian, an opposition politician and the founder of the New Armenia Public Salvation Front.

    "Armenia's deputy police chief Maj. Gen. Vardan Egiazaryan and Yerevan's deputy police chief Col. Valeri Osipyan,who were the last two hostages held captive, were released from the building of the patrol police station," Galstyan said.


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