Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10
The fire at the platform #10 of the Gunashli field in the Caspian Sea has been extinguished, SOCAR said Feb. 10 in a message posted on its website.
The fire was fully extinguished at 19:24 local time (UTC/GMT +4 hours).
The fire broke out on the offshore platform Dec. 4, as a strong storm damaged an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline.
As many as 33 people were rescued in an ensuing large-scale operation. The bodies of 12 killed were retrieved, while 18 people are still listed as missing.