By Vafa Ismayilova
Azerbaijan has paid condolences to Kazakhstan over the deadly blast in a military warehouse in the country's south.
"News on the explosion in a military warehouse in the southern region of Jambyl [Zhambyl], Kazakhstan very saddened us. We express condolences to the families of the victims of this tragic incident and wish a speedy recovery to all injured," the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said on its Twitter account on August 27.
Azerbaijani Defence Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov also expressed condolences to his Kazakh counterpart Nurlan Yermekbayev, the Defence Ministry reported on August 27.
"I am deeply saddened by the news of the injury and death of servicemen as a result of an explosion that occurred near the city of Taraz of brotherly Kazakhstan. May Allah rest the souls of the dead, we mourn together with their loved ones, we express our deep condolences to their families. We wish a speedy recovery to all the wounded," the condolences read.
About 100 people were injured and nine people died in an explosion in a military unit stationed in Bayzak district of Kazakhstan's Zhambyl region, according to latest reports.
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