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Boat overturns in Caspian Sea, fishermen rescued by helicopter - UPDATED


Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) has named the four fishermen that were rescued from drowning in the Caspian Sea after the overturning of their boat 150km off the coast on Friday.

 

The fishermen rescued by a MES helicopter are Aliyev Nabi Abdulla oglu, Akhundov Logman Arastun oglu, Aliyev Azer Nabi oglu, and Guliyev Bakhtiyar Aydin oglu.

 

 

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16:37

 

A helicopter sent by Azerbaijan’sMinistry of Emergency Situationshas rescued four fishermen in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, about 150km off the coast after the ministry’s Crisis Management Center received information of the overturning of their boat, the ministry’s press service told APA on Friday. 

 

Additional information will soon be given.

 

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