Huge blast at big Azerbaijan arms storage facility. Border with Russia closed

Azerbaijan's Emergencies and Defense Ministries confirmed that a major blast rocked a big arms storage facility Sunday at an army base in the northeastern Siazan district. Following information of casualties, ten ambulances headed for the blast area and more may be needed. They still can’t reach the building because of continuous explosions. Underway is an investigation to establish the cause of the explosion and the fire. Meanwhile, the highway linking the capital Baku with the Russian border was closed, attesting to suspicion of sabotage.

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