Injured Azerbaijani oilmen getting better

Health condition of Allahverdi Mammadov, head of the platform #10 at Azerbaijan’s Guneshli offshore field is getting better.

Mammadov, who is currently in the Central Hospital of Oil Workers told Trend Dec.10 that alongside with medical treatment, he is also receiving psychological help.

Currently, 12 oil workers injured as a result of the accident at Guneshli field are in the hospital and their health condition is also normal.

As a result of a strong storm on Dec.4 at 17:40 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours), a high-pressure underwater gas pipeline was damaged which caused a fire at Guneshli field of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan. Large-scale rescue operation resulted in 33 people being rescued. To date, bodies of seven oil workers have been recovered. Currently, 23 people are listed as missing.

SOURCE: AZER NEWS