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In Photos: Protesters in Yerevan Demand Prime Minister's Resignation Over Karabakh Crisis

Thousands of protesters gathered in the Armenian capital Yerevan on Tuesday night following Azerbaijan's launch of a military operation against the breakaway Nagorno Karabakh territory.

Protesters called on authorities to defend ethnic Armenians living in the disputed area, while also accusing Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of making too many concessions in the long-running crisis.

The crowd demanded Pashinyan's resignation over his response to the conflict, with the Armenian leader later denouncing calls for a “coup” to remove him from office.

Some demonstrators clashed with police, who reportedly used stun grenades against the crowds. Dozens of people were injured in the scuffles and required medical attention.

Here is a look at the protests in Yerevan: