Criminal case over Azerbaijan’s Araz arms plant blast filed

The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office filed a criminal case under articles 223.2 and 314.2 concerning the explosion at the Araz arms plant in the country’s Shirvan city.

An explosion occurred at Araz arms plant at 15:25 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours), July 26.

Eleven people were slightly injured as a result of the incident.

The injured are receiving medical treatment and are under the care of doctors.

The explosion was caused by spark in 146 tons out of 1,500 tons of products ordered by the Ministry of Defense for recycling.

An investigative group consisting of representatives of the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office, the interior ministry and the ministry of the emergency situations was established.

Source: Trend News Agency