Ignition in oil receiving point extinguished in Baku (UPDATE)

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the details added (the first version posted at 11:05)

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 24
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:

No one was injured as a result of ignition at one of the tanks of oil receiving points in Baku's Sabail district, SOCAR said on April 24.

The ignition occurred at 09:40 local time on April 24. The oil tank is on the balance of the Bibieybatneft oil and gas department under SOCAR's Azneft production association.

The ignition was rapidly extinguished by the firemen of the ministry of emergency situations. Currently, the cause of the incident is being specified, according to the report.

The oil from the reservoir was pumped on April 23 and it was possible to avoid its loss as a result of an emergency situation, according to the report.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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