Volcanic Eruption Occured in Azerbaijan

Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The Ministry for Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan informs that mud volcano Shihzeyirli located in Gobustan region erupted yesterday.

The Ministry reports that the eruption was accompanied by emissions of mud and fire that rose to a height of over 50 m. Currently, the eruption continues with less intensity. The height of emissions does not exceed 1-2 m. Deep cracks formed around the crater.

Ministry's rescue services are operating in the area of eruption. At that, the eruption is reportedly not to pose any threat to the population or agriculture.

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