Death toll from multi-storey building fire in Baku reaches 15

Baku: The death toll has increased up to 15 people as a result of the fire outbreak in a multi-storey building in Baku on May 19.

14 corpses were taken from the scene. Another person died in the clinic medical center, Health Ministry spokesperson Liya Bayramova told APA on May 19.

According to her, 56 were injured in the fire, 34 of them were taken to Toxicology Department of Clinic Medical Center, 2 to City Hospital No.6, 4 to the Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics and one to Burn Center. 15 people received medical aid on the spot.

Liya Bayramova said that most of the injured people had been released. Just 14 people are being treated at Toxicology Department of Clinic Medical Center and they are in good condition.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency