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Explosion in Agstafa kills three and injures 15 people - UPDATED

24 October 2005 [18:00] - TODAY.AZ
This information was received from an Agstafa city inhabitant and a Parliamentary candidate Elshan Ismaylov.


Killed during the blast were identified. One of the deceased is a citizen of Georgia, Gordidze Yakibovski, 52. Other two victims were Azeri citizens – Gasimov Sahib, 39 and Mammadov Logman, 52.

15 injured were placed at a central hospital.

Preliminarily, Faik Kerimov, the head of the "Afgan" plant is detained.





According to the official information of Agstafa city police three are dead and ten people injured



Ismaylov informed that on Friday at 5 p.m. in a shop of “Afgan” plant situated near a bridge has been an explosion. The plant is a metal processing plant and also owns an office situated in a 5 storey building.

The explosion sounded in the shop situated in front of the plant’s office. From the explosion were broken windows of all surrounding buildings.Ismaylov reports that there are injured and killed.


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