TODAY.AZ / Politics


22 September 2010 [17:23] - TODAY.AZ
Upper part of Maiden Tower in Baku will be covered with transparent coating to prevent increasing number of suicides in the tower. The upper part of the Maiden Tower is closed for visitors. Security service has been on duty at the last floor of the tower after the incident that happened last week, and visitors can visit only the internal floors of the historic monument.

Currently, the top of the tower is planned to be covered with a transparent coating for security reasons and only after that visitors can admire the capital’s panorama from the top of the tower. The last suicide case in the Maiden Tower occurred on September 18. A girl aged 25-26 jumped to her death from the tower. A total of 15 suicides have occurred in the tower for the last 3-4 years.


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