Evacuation of workers on burning “Guneshli” platform completed

Baku: The evacuation of the oil workers being on the 10th sea platform of “Gunashli” offshore field, when the fire broke out, has been completed.

All the employees have been evacuated from the incident place, SOCAR told “APA-Economics”.

“No one died or injured in the incident,” reads the information.

There were 42 oil workers on the platform when the fire took place.

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Baku-APA. A strong fire breaks out at the 10th sea platform of “Gunashli” offshore field December 4.

An operation to rescue the workers continues, APA reports.

There were 42 people on the platform when the fire took place.

High waves create difficulties in the rescue operation.

Oil workers on the platform at the Azerbaijani “Guneshli” field are being evacuated on boats. No casualty was reported in the incident

SOURCE: AZERI-PRESS NEWS AGENCY