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Two more injured at Azerbaijan oil rig may be discharged home

Society Materials 7 December 2015 12:22
Two more injured in the fire at the Guneshli-10 offshore oil platform may be discharged from the hospital
Two more injured at Azerbaijan oil rig may be discharged home

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7

By Samir Mammadov - Trend:

Two more injured in the fire at the Guneshli-10 offshore oil platform may be discharged from the hospital, deputy director of the Azerbaijani Central Hospital of Oil Workers Nadir Mehtiyev told Trend Dec.7.

He said that the condition of those injured in the fire is good.

Last night, Dec.6, one of those who have been operated on, Allahverdi Mammadov, was complaining of pains, but now his condition is also good.

As a result of a strong storm on Dec.4 at 17:40 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours), a high-pressure underwater gas pipeline was damaged which caused a fire at Guneshli field of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan.

As a result of the large-scale work, 33 people were rescued. One oil worker was found dead and his body was handed over to his family, while 29 people are listed as missing.

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