The Ministry of Emergency Situations said an explosion occurred in a two-storey, 7-room house with a total area of 200 square meters, located in Taghiyev settlement, Sumgayit. The explosion was followed by fire.
As a result of the fire, combustible parts of the house’s second floor burned in an area of 100 square meters. The explosion caused cracks on the walls. The house was deformed. Daughter of the house’s owner, Baghirova Ulviyya Teymur qizi, 1987, was found burned by firefighters. Two others received different burn injuries.
Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire at 12:57.