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WATCH: Massive Fireworks Explosion Levels Building; Multiple Fatalities Confirmed With Dozens Injured

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Rescue workers clear debris as they operate on the site of a retail market in the Armenian capital Yerevan on August 14, 2022, after an explosion sparked a fire, killing one person and injuring 20, according to the emergency situations ministry. - The blast, the cause of which was not immediately known, ripped through the "retail market in Surmalu. According to preliminary information it started a fire. There are victims," the ministry said.
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A large fireworks blast in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, rocked the city on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding dozens more.

The explosion, which occurred at the Surmalu market, killed at least two people and injured at least 60 others.

First responders were still battling the fire that the explosion set off at the shopping mall well into the night while others tried to search for people who might be trapped under the rubble.

Video of the incident shows a massive plume of black smoke coming up from the area before the explosion leveled the building and sent people running.

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