2 dead, 2 injured in a blast in Azerbaijan's capital Baku

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 21, 2018, 06:42 PM IST
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Representative picture. Photograph:(Zee News Network)

A blast occurred in a small cafe in Binagadi district of Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Monday, news agency Reuters reported.

According to initial report, at least two people have been killed in the blast.

Two others were also injured who have been taken to the hospital as they are in critical condition.

According to reports, the explosion was caused by a gas leakage however, authorities are yet to make an official statement as the investigation is still to know the cause of the explosion.

After the blast the building also caught fire.

Further details of the reports are awaited.