Explosion occurs at petrol station in Baku, death reported (UPDATE 2)

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Details added (first version posted at 16:32)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13

By Ilkin Izzet - trend:

An explosion has occurred today at a petrol station's gas tank in Baku's Khatai district, Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry told Trend.

The explosion occurred at the petrol station of 'Lukoil' company, near the Radio electronics plant, at 16:20 local time.

Baku City Emergency Medical Aid Station told Trend that the explosion killed one person.

Another person was seriously injured and taken to the Republican Neurosurgical Hospital.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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