Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences to Türkiye over human casualties in a plant explosion in Elmadag.

“We’re deeply saddened by the news of the explosion. May the Almighty rest the souls of those who died as a result of this tragic incident. We wish recovery to the injured, and express solidarity with our Turkish brothers!”.

The explosion occurred at a plant for production of rockets and explosives.

The National Defense Ministry of Türkiye has revealed that the explosion killed five employees of the plant.