Ministry of Emergency Situations: About 22 fire related deaths in Azerbaijan in three months
Azerbaijan , Baku, April 14 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
The Ministry of Emergency Situations published statistics of accidents in the first quarter of 2011.
Roughly 1,195 cases of fire-related accidents, which killed 22 people and injured 46, have been registered in the first quarter of this year. About 27 people were rescued. About 12 explosions occurred between January and March, leaving one person dead and 11 injured.
The country registered 155 actual rescue operations, a statement said. About 1,800 people were evacuated, 201 people rescued and 28 people perished.