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Alleged body of missing oilman delivered from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan
11:56, 23 April 2016, 6442

AKIPRESS.COM - internal-investigation The body discovered on the coast of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea on April 18, which allegedly belongs to one of the oilmen who went missing as a result of the accident on the platform No. 10 of the Guneshli oilfield, has been delivered to Azerbaijan, Trend reports.

After getting information that an alleged body of Azerbaijani oilman was discovered on the coast of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea, an aircraft BE-200ÇS of the Ministry of Emergency Situations with an investigation team left for Turkmenistan to identify the body found on the Turkmen coast.

The aircraft returned on the same day and the body was handed over to Azerbaijan.

A fire broke out on the offshore platform December 4, 2015, as strong storm damaged an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline.

As many as 33 people were rescued in an ensuing large-scale operation. The bodies of 12 killed were retrieved, while 18 oil workers are still listed as missing.


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