There are no killed as a result of the explosion at the Araz arms plant in Azerbaijan’s Shirvan city, said Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry which is the plant’s owner.
Eleven people were slightly injured as a result of the incident, said the ministry.
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has disseminated information about the explosion that occurred at an arms factory in the country’s Shirvan city.
The explosion occurred at Araz arms factory of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry at around 15:30 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours).
The relevant forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations immediately arrived at the scene and started to take necessary measures.
Currently, security measures, as well as the work on eliminating the consequences of the incident are being taken jointly with the forces of relevant authorities.
The senior staff of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and heads of the ministry’s relevant structural divisions have arrived at the scene.
The number of those injured during the explosion at the Araz arms factory has reached twenty, Azerbaijan’s Health Ministry told Trend.
There are no victims as a result of the explosion.
A huge explosion occurred at the Araz arms factory in Azerbaijan’s Shirvan city.
The factory is owned by the Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan.
The injured people are being hospitalized, Trend learned from the Central Hospital of Shirvan city.
Eleven people have been placed to the Shirvan city central hospital, the country’s Ministry of Health told Trend July 26. The injured people’s condition is serious.
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