Blast hits Azerbaijani gas pipeline

No injuries recorded after fire broke out following explosion in Sangachal terminal, 50km from Baku

Blast hits Azerbaijani gas pipeline

World Bulletin / News Desk

An Azerbaijani energy company has confirmed there were no deaths or injuries at a gas pipeline explosion on Tuesday.

Azerbaijan's state-owned energy company SOCAR said the blast happened at the 1,000-millimeter-diameter gas pipeline at the Sangachal terminal about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of the capital Baku.

The reason for the explosion was unknown, it added. 

Security forces and fire teams were dispatched to the area.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Aralık 2016, 13:57