Dead bodies of two Azerbaijani oilmen identified – special headquarters

Baku: Dead bodies of six oil workers missing after the fire at SOCAR’s Gunashli offshore field have been recovered of 16:00 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours), Balamirza Agharahimov, head engineer at the Azerbaijani production union Azneft said at the briefing on Dec.7.

Two of the bodies have been handed over to the Khatai district department of the Health Ministry’s Forensic Medical Examination and Pathological Anatomy Union, he said.

“The bodies have been identified as Taghiyev Fuad Tahir oglu and Mahmudov Agha Izzet oglu. The other four bodies will be handed over to the Sabunchu district department of the Forensic Medical Examination and Pathological Anatomy Union,” he added.

The search operation still continues, according to Agharahimov.

He also noted that it has not been possible to extinguish the fire so far.