Blast in bloc of flats in Baku kills at least two, injures six, also one child (UPDATED 3)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 13/ Trend , S. Kazimli/ One of the injured in a blast in a bloc of flats in Baku is a child. A doctor of ambulance, who arrived at the scene of incident, confirmed the fact that the blast has killed one and injured also one child.
The dead person has not been identified yet. According to preliminary reports, the dead body is 23-24-year old man. The injured include three women and one child, ambulance doctor said to Trend .
A blast took place in a bloc of flats in front of market in 34, Nakhchivani street in Nizami district of Baku at 8:30a.m on Dec.13. One of the blocs of the building has totally collapsed.
Six people including one child have been recovered from under the debris, Azerbaijan's Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov said to Trend .
The Ministry was informed about the blast at 08:23a.m. According to preliminary reports, blast took place because of a gas leak, minister said. The gas leak may be caused by repairs in one of the flats on the fourth stage, Heydarov said.
The rescue work continues.
Three people injured in a blast of bloc of flats in Baku have been identified. One of the injured - 23-year-old Mahmudova Oksana Aleksandrovna has been hospitalized with an injury in her collarbone and cerebral trauma in Musa Nagiyev hospital. 22-year-old Karimov Shirkhan Atash oglu has been hospitalized with a break of leg and cerebral trauma, doctor Sabit Gurbanov said to Trend .
68-year-old Gurbabova Novrasta has also been hospitalized with serious burns.
Brigade of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and ambulance at the scene of the blast. Detector dogs are also involved in rescue work, Trend correspondent reported from the scene of incident.
Head of Administrative Body of Baku and head of Azerigaz as well are at the scene
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