Several people die in filling station explosion in Azerbaijan (UPDATE-1)
Azpetrol's information was added (the first version was posted at 4:18 p.m.)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 9 / Trend M. Aliyev, E. Ismayilov /
"Azpetrol" filling station has been exploded in Hajigabul region of Azerbaijan today. At least two people died and eight people were injured.
Spokesman for Azpetrol Jamal Zeynalov told Trend that a truck, not owned by Azpetrol, left the road and crashed into a filling station with other cars at the filling station to avoid collision with another car. The employees of the filling station and drivers were injured as a result of the incident. The company does not have the information about the number of injured people.
The information was confirmed by the Hajigabul region law enforcement bodies.
The Transport Ministry also confirmed the incident. At present, the passenger transport service employees have already arrived, the ministry said.