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Identity of all victims of Sumgayit plant fire established (UPDATE)

Other News Materials 18 September 2012 15:20 (UTC +04:00)
Details added about the third deceased (the first version was posted at 11:36 )
Identity of all victims of Sumgayit plant fire established (UPDATE)

Details added about the third deceased (the first version was posted at 11:36 )

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.18 / Trend, I.Isabalayeva /

The identity of the third person who died in a fire which occurred at the Sumgayit plant of synthetic detergents on Monday has been established.

He is Abulfaz Shekeraliyev, born in 1962, IDP from Gubadli region, accommodated in Sumgayit, the Association of Forensic Medical Examination and Morbid Anatomy of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry told Trend.

His dead body was found at the fire scene today, Azerbaijani Deputy Emergency Situations Minister Etibar Mirzayev told reporters on Tuesday.

Identity of two people who died in a fire, which occurred at Sumgait plant of synthetic detergents on Monday, have been established earlier. One of them is Sabir Babayev, born in 1956. He was IDP from the Khojahan village of Gubadli region, temporarily settled in a hostel No.1 in Sumgayit. The second victim is Piri Piriyev, born in 1975, Association of Forensic Medical Examination and Morbid Anatomy of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry told Trend.

Thus, the death toll in the fire increased to three people, at the same time ten people were injured. All the injured are employees of the Fire Prevention Service of the Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry.

Three explosions took place in the territory of the plant on Monday.

The first explosion occurred in the woodworking shop, and the second - in two oil tanks located near the plant, law enforcement agencies told Trend.

Later the third explosion took place, Trend correspondent reported from the scene.

The plant affected by the explosion is not subordinate to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), and is engaged in private activity, SOCAR spokesman Nizameddin Guliyev told Trend.

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