21 May 2018 15:59

Two people killed in explosion in Baku cafe - Azerbaijani Health Ministry

BAKU. May 21 (Interfax) - Two people were killed and another two sustained burns in an explosion in a Baku cafe near the shopping center Elite, Azerbaijani Health Ministry official Safaya Akhmedova said.

"The bodies of two people were found on the fire site," Akhmedova told Interfax.

Another two people sustained serious burns, she said. "They have been taken to a burns center. They are in a serious condition," she said.

According to local media reports, citing tentative information, the explosion was caused by a gas leak. Both victims had worked in the cafe.