Relatives of Peoples Remaining Under Collapsed Building Demand Speed up Prospecting Work

Other News Materials 4 September 2007 20:58 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. I.Alizadeh / Relatives of the people who still remain under the ruins of the collapsed 16-storey building in one of Baku's central streets are demanding that they speed up the search. Police regained order at the site of the incident. Zakir Garallov, the Public Prosecutor General, and Kamaladdin Heydarov, the Emergency Situations Minister of Azerbaijan, visited the scene of the incident.

The building which was under construction by the company Mutaffakir company collapsed on 28 August at 5pm. The head of the company, Askar Aliyev, was arrested for contravening Article 222 (violation of safety regulations in construction work) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan. The death toll has reached 15.