Expert Group of Russia’s Emergency Situation Ministry Arrives in Baku for Assessment of Dwelling Houses
An expert group of Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry arrived to Baku for assessment of durability of dwelling houses, RBK quotes the deputy head of Information & PR Department of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, Victor Beltsov.
The expert group brought a mobile complex of String-2 with them which will be used for assessment of durability of the buildings constructed in Baku in recent years, Beltsov noted.
Some 70 buildings, mainly skyscrapers, are to be examined by means of this mobile complex, he said.
A building which was under construction by Mutaffakir company collapsed on 28 August at 5:00p.m. According to the chairman of the governmental commission investigating the incident, Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov, the tragedy was caused by low-quality construction work. The quality of the concrete used in construction did not correspond to standards. According to different reports, a group of builders varying between 26 to 35 people was working at the construction side during the building collapsed.