Oxygen canister explosion in Armenian cafe injures 8

YEREVAN, Armenia - Police in Armenia say eight people have been injured by an oxygen canister explosion at a cafe in the capital.

Police spokesman Ashot Agaronian said the explosion occurred Monday in a cafe in downtown Yerevan. He said three Armenians, three Russians and two Iranians have been hospitalized with injuries.

Agaronian says an 8-year old Armenian girl sustained serious injuries, while the others were in satisfactory condition.

The cause of the explosion wasn't immediately clear, but police have ruled out foul play.


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