accidents in Caucasus

Crane kills man in Armenia

Crane kills man in Armenia

A crane fell in one of the villages of the Aragatsotn region, the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations' press service reported. The tragedy occurred in the afternoon in the village of Kosh. The lifting part of the Zil car, …

Six ship mines found in Caspian Sea's Azerbaijan sector

Six ship mines found in Caspian Sea's Azerbaijan sector

Six naval mines abandoned back in the Soviet era have been found in Azerbaijan’s sector of the Caspian during exploration work at the Umid-Babek block. The area is temporarily closed to shipping, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on …

Fire at Azerbaijan's Azersun Industrial Park extinguished

Fire at Azerbaijan's Azersun Industrial Park extinguished

The fire in Azersun Industrial Park in Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev village of Azerbaijan’s Sumgayit city has been extinguished at 08:24 (GMT+4) thanks to the operational measures, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations …

Tbilisi metro partially stops due to problems

Tbilisi metro partially stops due to problems

The first line of the Tbilisi subway stopped due to technical problems, this statement was made by the Tbilisi City Hall. Problems occured with one of the rolling stock, Sputnik Georgia clarifies. At the moment, passengers can …

Drug smugglers try to enter Azerbaijan from Iran

Drug smugglers try to enter Azerbaijan from Iran

Azerbaijani border guards have eliminated a border violator on the country's state border with Iran, the State Border Service has reported. At about 20:45 on April 4, the Horadiz border detachment’s border guards …

Restaurant explodes in Baku

Restaurant explodes in Baku

Tonight, an accident occurred in Baku: a liquefied gas cylinder exploded in the Gourmet restaurant (13a Tarlan Aliyarbekov Street) at about 3:00. The search and rescue operation of the Ministry of Emergency Situations has been …

Bulldozer hits mine in Aghdam district

Bulldozer hits mine in Aghdam district

Bulldozer has hit a mine in the Aghdam district, Trend's local correspondent reports. The incident occurred on the Aghdam-Fuzuli road under construction in the liberated Yusifjanly village of Aghdam Aghdam. A resident of …

Collapsed road dragged truck in Batumi

Collapsed road dragged truck in Batumi

The pedestrian road collapsed on the territory of the new boulevard in Batumi. As a result of the fall, the truck of the Batumis Tskali (Batumi Water) municipal company fell onto the seashore. No one was injured, Sputnik Georgia reports …

Man dies in car accident on Budennovsk-Neftekumsk highway

Man dies in car accident on Budennovsk-Neftekumsk highway

A major fatal accident occurred in the Neftekumsk district, the press service of the Stavropol traffic police reports. The accident took place on February 11 at 22:20 Moscow time on the Budennovsk-Neftekumsk highway. A 24-year-old …

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Fire rescue was called to a warehouse area in the Eliava Market, one of the largest multiprofile market zones in Tbilisi, as fire broke out to affect an area of about 1,500 square metres in the capital city on Monday. Otar …

Eignt injured in coal mine explosion in Tkibuli mining town

Eignt injured in coal mine explosion in Tkibuli mining town

One miner died and eight more were injured in a coal mine explosion in western Georgia's Tkibuli town late at night on January 30.  The eight injured workers were admitted to the hospital in Tbilisi today. A total of five …

Man with memory loss regains consciousness  on Elbrus

Man with memory loss regains consciousness on Elbrus

Anatoly Akulenko, a resident of the Bryansk region, was found at an altitude of 2,000 m above sea level on Elbrus, the press service of Alternativa, the public movement against slavery in the modern world, reports. It is noted that the …