Search for missing oil workers continues despite bad weather (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 9
Despite the bad weather conditions, the search for the missing oil workers continues, Trend was told Dec.9 in the operational headquarters established in connection with the fire on the platform No.10 at the Azerbaijani Guneshli oil field.
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. Currently, seven oil workers were found dead, while 23 people are listed as missing.