YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–On December 16–at 12:45 p.m. a call was made to the Ministry of Health warning to vacate the building by 2 p.m. otherwise it will be blown up. Health Ministry Secretary Anahit Hovhannissian said the person who called was Karen Gevorgian residing in the capital’s Abovian street.
An quick-reaction group of the rescue service and relevant interior officials reached the site. Ambulance cars stood ready.
All media efforts to obtain details about the whereabouts of the caller from police officials failed.
It became clear by 3:15 p.m. that the call was a hoax