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Date: 6 December 2015 18:07
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6
Azerbaijan’s Emergency Situations Ministry has presented footage of an operation held to find the people missing after an accident on SOCAR’s faulty offshore platform and to extinguish the fire there.
The fire broke out on the offshore platform #10 of SOCAR’s Gunashli field Dec. 4, after an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline was damaged in strong storm.
As many as 33 people have been rescued in a large-scale operation.
One person was found dead and his body was handed over to his relatives.
Some 29 people are considered missing.
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