Azerbaijani President takes accident in Palace of Shaki Khans operation under control - OFFICIAL

Azerbaijani President takes accident in Palace of Shaki Khans operation under control  - OFFICIAL
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On July 14, at about 12 o'clock in the Palace of Sheki Khans, as a result of sudden break and fell down of the branch of Khan Plane tree, planted in 1530, tourists in the courtyard of the palace injured.

The press service of the Prosecutor General's Office and the Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA that 19 people were taken to Sheki Central District Hospital with various injuries.

They were privided with first emergency medical aid. Because of the severe health of four people, they were placed in the intensive care unit.

An experienced reanimatologist, neurosurgeon, traumatologist and other doctors from the Ministry of Health has been sent to Sheki region by helicopters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. At the same time, officials of the Ministries of Emergency Situations, Ecology and Natural Resources, State Tourism Agency and Prosecutor General's Office have been sent to Shaki to determine the causes of the incident.

The Prosecutor General's Office(492 55 40) , Emergency Situations Ministry (112) and Ministry of Health (498 78 46) have established hot lines.

The incident and treatment of the injured are under the special control of the head of state.

Additional information will be given to the public about the causes of the incident.

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