An explosion rocked the LocationBaku nightclub in the center of Azerbaijan's capital. There are dead and wounded, haqqin.az reports.
According to the portal, the establishment opened two weeks ago.
“According to the primary version, the explosion occurred as a result of a gas leak. Police officers are on the scene. An investigation is underway. The number of dead and wounded is being specified,” Ehsan Zahidov, head of the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan, said.
The Ministry of Health specified that 24 wounded – 13 men and 11 women – were delivered to Baku hospitals in ambulances. Most of them have burn injuries.
“According to preliminary data, three people died as a result of an explosion in a nightclub,” ambulance workers told Azeri Daily.
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