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Fire extinguished at Gunashli field

11 February 2016 10:19 (UTC+04:00)
Fire extinguished at Gunashli field

The fire at the platform #10 of the Gunashli field in the Caspian Sea has been extinguished, SOCAR reported on February 10.

The fire was fully extinguished at 19:24 local time (UTC/GMT +4 hours).

The 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 12 killed were retrieved, while 18 people are still listed as missing.

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