Embassy: No Azerbaijani citizens among Sandy Hurricane victims in USA
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.31 / Trend M. Aliyev /
According to preliminary data, to date, there is no Azerbaijani citizen among victims of the Sandy Hurricane that hit the east coast of the United States, Embassy of Azerbaijan in the United States said on Wednesday.
"As a rule, relevant agencies of the U.S. inform foreign embassies about victims among these countries' citizens. Azerbaijani Embassy has not received such information so far," the Embassy said.
The Embassy asks Azerbaijani citizens affected by the hurricane, contact the consular department.
The number of the Sandy Hurricane victims in the United States and Canada reached 50. It was previously reported that the hurricane killed 36 people. The main causes of death -falling trees, road signs and billboards.
The Hurricane caused damage worth $20 billion.
The Sandy Hurricane, which before raged in the Caribbean and claimed lives of over 60 people, hit the east coast of the United States on Tuesday night. Wind speed now reaches 105 kilometers per hour.