Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili offered his sincere condolences to the Armenian people over the August 14 fireworks warehouse blast victims.
“Deeply saddened by the news of the fatal fireworks storage explosion in Armenia’s capital, leaving people missing and injured. My sincere condolences go out to our Armenian friends in this time of grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with families and loved ones of the deceased in this tragedy,” PM wrote on Twitter.
The death toll from Sunday’s explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Yerevan, Armenia, rose to 16.
The explosion caused parts of the building to collapse and injured over 60 people, 12 are still in hospital. Eighteen people remain missing after blasts ripped through the market.