Baku European Games Operations Committee mourns for those died in fire outbreak in Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 20
Baku European Games Operations Committee mourns for those who died in the fire, which occurred May 19 in a high-rise building on Azadlig Avenue in Binagadi district of Baku, including a volunteer of the first European Games, Ulkar Eyvazova, her mother Zulfiya Shirinova, and brother Davud Eyvazov, and expresses its condolences to the families of the victims.
A criminal case has been initiated in the Investigation Department on Grave Crimes of the Prosecutor General's Office of Azerbaijan upon the fire fact on the Articles 225.2 (violation of fire safety rules), 308.2 (abuse of power) and 314.2 (negligence) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
The fire that occurred in a multi-story building on the Azadlig Avenue in Baku left 15 people dead and 50 more injured, according to the latest data.
Currently, 14 people of 34 hospitalized May 19 are in hospitals of the capital.
Edited by CN