15 trains with mazut put off rails in Azerbaijan

Other News Materials 5 June 2006 19:00 (UTC +04:00)

As a result of a crash, 15 out of 34 cisterns with mazut M-40, directed to Georgia put off the rails. The accident took place near the station Muganli and Hajigabul districts of Azerbaijan, Trend reports quoting the Ministry of Transport.

The cistern run off the rails after five minutes after the composition started to remove.

In result, one person, employee of the company and manager of the cargo in the train, is in a heavy condition. Several persons of the train team have wounded.

At the moment, the movement through the route has been fully restored.

A version is put forward that the crash has taken place due to the expansion of rails in result of high weather temperature.

A commission works in the crash place. The Azerbaijani transport minister Ziya Mammadov and the chief of the State Railways Department Arif Askarov are also in the crash place.