At the site of the explosion in a house in Baku. January 9, 2018. Photo: the Azerbaijani Ministry for Emergencies

09 January 2019, 14:59

Three persons killed by explosion in Baku

A family of three perished tonight as a result of an explosion in a private house in the capital of Azerbaijan.

The explosion, followed by a fire, occurred in a one-storey two-room house, the Azerbaijani Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) has reported.

The bodies of a man, born in 1962, and two women, born in 1956 and 1993, were found at the site of the fire; all of them were members of one family.

The explosion was a result of violating the rules of operating gas appliances, a law enforcement source of the Yasamal District told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 9, 2019 at 11:32 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Faik Medjid; Source: CK correspondent

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