Landslide hits Masalli, Lerik districts of Azerbaijan

Landslide hits Masalli, Lerik districts of Azerbaijan
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Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The Geological Planning Expedition of the National Geological Exploration Service of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources monitored the landslide area in the southern region of the country.

 

Aziz Garalov, chief of the Geological Planning Expedition of the National Geological Exploration Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, told APA that the southern region is one of the most active areas exposed to exogenous geological processes.

 

He said the landslide activity is observed in Zuvand village, 25 km from the center of Masalli district.

 

The expedition chief noted that landslide hit the lands of residents of Gullutepe village located on Masalli-Zuvand highway. “The landslide area is 300-350 meters in length and 75-80 meters in width. The landslide also hit a house, it is in dangerous state,” he added.

 

Garalov said that two houses in Davradibi village of Lerik district were affected by landslide as well.

 

He added that cracks are observed on some part of Piran-Veri-Aliabad highway.

 

 

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