Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 24
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
In connection with the accident occurred on an oil platform No.10 of the Azerbaijan's Guneshli oil field, PASHA Life insurance company received 57 appeals from various departments of SOCAR, head of the press service of the insurance company Elnur Huseynguliyev told Trend Dec.24.
A fire broke out on the offshore platform Dec. 4, as a strong storm damaged an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline. As many as 33 people were rescued in an ensuing large-scale operation. The bodies of seven killed were retrieved, while 23 oil workers are still listed as missing.
Huseynguliyev said that 30 applications are related to the facts of death, and 27 - to bodily injuries.
"The necessary documents related to the dead and injured in the accident are being currently collected to carry out insurance payments on these appeals," he said.