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Exact number of victims of tragic road accident in Baku known - UPDATE - PHOTOS - VIDEO

31 August 2012 [14:32] - TODAY.AZ
Victims Najafguliyev Tahir (born 1965), Iskenderova Metenet (1966), Azer Aliyev (1980), Rafael Khalilov (1978), Nizami Shahbazov (1973) were killed in the collision of a train and passenger bus in Baku, director general of the Association of Forensic Medicine and Pathology of the Ministry of Health, Shakir Musayev told Trend.


The identity of one of the victims aged 40-45 years is still unclear.

According to the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan, six people were killed. Three dead bodies were found at the scene. Three others who were injured, subsequently died, one en route to hospital and two others in hospital.


Some of the 35 injured were taken to the Clinical Medical Centre where 26 people were hospitalised with the condition of eight wounded remaining serious. Another 11 were taken to the Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics where one person remains in hospital. The rest were sent home after receiving first aid. One other man was hospitalised at the Central Hospital of Petroleum.

The traffic accident occurred at 07:25 on the stretch of Putah - Heybat. The train travelling from Agstafa to Baku collided with a DAEWOO bus (licence number 10-TF-427) at a secured crossing.

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13:01

The Prosecutor's Office of Baku has filled a criminal case over a serious collision of a train and a passenger bus which took place on Friday morning near Baku, resulting in casualties, a joint statement of the Prosecutor-General and the Ministry of the Interior said

As noted in the report, a criminal case has been filled under articles 262.3 (violation of safety rules and operation of railway transport) and 263.3 (violation of traffic rules and vehicle operation) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.

A train and a passenger bus, travelling on route number 124, collided with a train in the Garadagh district of Baku. The accident occurred at 07:25 on the stretch of Putah - Heybat. The train travelling from Agstafa to Baku collided with the DAEWOO bus (licence number 10-TF-427) at a secured crossing.

According to preliminary data six people died and 47 were injured as a result of the accident. Some 18 people were sent home after receiving first aid with 26 still being treated. The condition of 10 victims is moderate to severe.

A hotline to the General Prosecutor's Office (493-72-80), the Ministry of Interior (493-62-64), and the Ministry of Health (565-12-75) is created to obtain the necessary information.

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12:09

The Ministry of Transport of Azerbaijan issued a statement on fatal railway accident in Karadagh district.

The Ministry told APA that a train driving by locomotive-driver Khanbabayev Islam collided with Daewoo bus # 124 with the state number 10 TF 927, which was carrying the passengers, driving by Aghayev Farid Aghamir in 513 km sequence of Puta-Heybat quarter in August 31 at 07.30.

According to preliminary information, 3 persons died on the site, 3 at the hospital. 8 persons are at the reanimation, totally 20 persons were injured.

The Ministry of Health and law-enforcement bodies are investigating the reasons of the accident.


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11:34

A train and a passenger bus, following on route number 124, collided in Garadagh district of Baku. As a result of the accident there are dead and injured among the passengers of the bus, head of the press service of JSC Azerbaijan Railways Nadir Azmammadov said.

Total of 41 people were injured, 32 people of whom were delivered to Clinical Medical Center (8 people in serious condition), 9 people to Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics (8 man after a first aid were sent home. One person is being treated), head of the press service of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Anar Gedirli told Trend. He noted that 5-6 people died as a result of the accident.


The bus driver was seriously injured, but survived and is in hospital, the prosecutor office of Garadagh district of Baku told Trend. All the dead are male.

The traffic accident occurred at 07:25 on the stretch of Putah - Heybat. The train following on route Agstafa - Baku collided with DAEWOO bus (license number 10-TF-427) at secured crossing.

Law enforcement agencies, working at the scene, determined that the crossing meets the standards of the Ministry of Transport of Azerbaijan.

According to preliminary data, the cause of the tragedy was the violation of traffic rules by the bus driver.

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11:17


35 people were injured in railway accident in Baku’s Karadagh district.

Baku city Emergency Medical Aid Station told APA that 25 injured people were brought to the Clinic Medical Center, 9 to the Traumatology Institute and one to the Central Hospital of Oil Workers.

Bodies of three people were delivered to the morgue. 2 of them are women, one is man. Other bodies were taken by police.

Department chief of the Republican State Traffic Police Office told APA that 7 people were killed as a result of accident.

Passenger train has collided with bus #124 in Baku’s Lokbatan settlement. The investigation is underway.

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10:56


A train and a passenger bus collided in Garadagh district of Baku. As a result of the accident there are dead and injured among the passengers of the bus, head of the press service of JSC Azerbaijan Railways Nadir Azmammadov said.

The traffic accident occurred at 07:25 on the stretch of Putah - Heybat. The train following on route Agstafa - Baku collided with DAEWOO bus (license number 10-TF-427) at secured crossing.

As a result of the accident 7 people died and 12 bus passengers were injured, head of the Republican Traffic Police Kamran Aliyev told Trend.

Law enforcement agencies, working at the scene, determined that the crossing meets the standards of the Transport Ministry.

According to preliminary data, the cause of the tragedy was the violation of traffic rules by the bus driver.


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10:34


Deputy Chief Doctor of Baku Ambulance and Emergency Care Department  the number of the injured in the collision of a passenger bus and  train is 35. Five ambulances were sent to the scene.

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10:22


A tragic road accident occurred in the Garadag district of Baku this morning. ANS PRESS reports that train moving from Aghstafa to Baku collided with Daewoo bus, which was carrying the passengers, at 07:27 in Lokbatan area. The accident killed more than 15 people and injured many.
 
Details of the accident are still unknown.The traffic police already confirmed the number of the victims.
































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