Criminal investigation launched into explosion at gas station in Baku

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13

Trend:

A criminal investigation has been launched into the explosion incident that took place at a petrol station in Baku on Feb. 13, the head of the press service of Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office, Eldar Sultanov told Trend.

The criminal case was instituted under the Criminal Code's Article 162.2 (violation of labour safety, resulting in the death).

It should be noted that an explosion occurred today at a petrol station's gas tank in Baku's Khatai district.

Employees of the Emergency Situations Ministry told Trend that the explosion killed two people - Orujov Shamkhal and Imamverdiyev Hasret, while a third person - Hashim Turabov was injured and taken to the Republican Neurosurgical Hospital.

The killed persons were working at this petrol station.

Translated by E.A.

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