Explosion hits residential house in Tovuz

Tovuz: A private house in Tovuz was hit by an explosion Thursday evening.

The explosion happened in the Shirinovs family in the district’s Alibeyli village which is located near the border with Armenia, APA’s western bureau reported.

The owner of the house, Atlaz Mehvali qizi Shirinova, 1964, had carried firewood from the forest for winter. When she put the firewood into the furnace, a powerful blast occurred because of an unfired bullet inside the wood. The woman received different bodily injuries of varying severity, and the shrapnel wounded her husband, Vahid Tapdiq oglu Shirinov, 1960, too.

They were immediately taken to the Tovuz Central District Hospital. Both are in critical condition.