5 burnt to death as car catches fire in Azerbaijan's Shusha

5 burnt to death as car catches fire in Azerbaijan
# 06 November 2023 10:39 (UTC +04:00)

An accident occurred in Shusha that resulted in the death of 5 people, APA's Garabagh bureau reports.

The incident was recorded in Dashalti village of the region. Driver Elvin Abbasov lost control while driving his Nissan Navara car. As a result, the car ran off the road and caught fire.

As a result, the passengers in the car, Kamil Gaibaliyev, Rashad Atakishiyev, Shahbaz Isayev, Eldeniz Hasanov, and Humbat Humbatov, were burned to death at the scene. The driver was admitted to Fuzuli District Central Hospital with severe burn injuries.

Chief inspector of the Barda regional group of the MIA Press Service, police captain Aslan Giyasli confirmed the fact. He said that investigations have been started at the Shusha District Police Department in connection with the traffic incident.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

Note that the victims of the accident are employees of one of the road construction companies operating in the area liberated from occupation.