Three killed in cable car accident in Armenian capital
Public Television of Armenia, Yerevan
2 Apr 04
[Presenter over video of a crashed cable car] At least three people
have been killed in a Yerevan cable car accident. The tragic accident
took place at 1420 [0920 gmt] today. Seven people were injured and
rushed to hospital. One of them died on the way to hospital. According
to witnesses, the cable car, which was coming down from Nork hill to
the city centre, came off the cable and fell down from a height of
15-20 m into a courtyard.
Many ambulances have arrived at the scene. Employees of the State
Emergencies Department arrived at the scene recently. People from
nearby houses rendered first aide to the victims. Details of the
accident are being clarified.