Huge Explosion At Arms Factory Azerbaijan
Twelve people were hospitalized Tuesday after an explosion at an arms factory in the city of Shirvan in eastern Azerbaijan, a representative of a local hospital said.
The victims have been transported to the Shirvan central hospital, their condition assessed as grave, the ministry’s press service said.
Witnesses described hearing a loud explosion, followed by fire and intermittent blasts at the factory’s warehouse facilities, said to belong to the Ministry of Defence Industry of Azerbaijan.
Residents of nearby areas were evacuated.