1 dead, hostages taken in attack on Armenian police station

July 17, 2016 11:26 AM

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Armed supporters of a jailed opposition leader attacked a police station in Armenia’s capital on Sunday, killing one officer, wounding two and taking several others hostage, the National Security Service said.

The attackers demanded the release of Jirair Sefilian, who was arrested last month, and called for the ouster of the government.

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