Explosion Rips Through Armenian Prosecutor’s Home No One Hurt

YEREVAN (Associated Press)–A bomb exploded in the home of Armenia’s top military prosecutor–but no one was hurt–officials said Wednesday.

The explosion ripped through the basement of Military Prosecutor Gagik Jahangirian’s home just before midnight–causing minor damage–the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Jahangirian oversaw an investigation into a bloody attack on Armenia’s parliament last October–when gunmen killed Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan–parliament speaker Karen Demirchian and six others. Nine people were wounded.

The gunmen’said the parliament attack was aimed at ending corruption in the country.

Jahangirian’s office has finished the investigation into the attack and handed the case over to court. The trial is expected to start next month.

Earlier this month–a previously unknown group calling itself ”Avengers of October 27” spread leaflets in Yerevan–threatening to exact revenge on Jahangirian for what it described as a botched investigation.

Several prominent suspects who were arrested during the investigation have been released and four have been cleared of all charges.


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