Surb Astvatsamayr Medical Center

Teen Domestic Violence Victim Starts Walking

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YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The 13-year-old girl who was subjected to domestic violence weeks ago in Gyumri and was hospitalized in critical condition has started to walk with the help of doctors, the spokesperson of Surb Astvatsamayr medical center Gevorg Derdzyan wrote on his Facebook page.

Derdzyan added that she remain under the supervision of the doctors and continues receiving relevant treatment.

The young girl was attacked on March 5 and was transported to a Yerevan hospital in critical condition.  She underwent an emergency surgery in Gyumri before being bought to Yerevan.

The head of the hospital, Nikolay Dallakyan, said the girl has suffered multiple severe injuries. She was on assisted ventilation and unconscious.

After the child was taken to a hospital in Gyumri on March 5, police officers were dispatched to the apartment where the incident had taken place. First responders found the child’s 43-year-old mother dead. Her body had traces of violence.

Gyumri police said they arrested a 28-year-old suspec.

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