There was an explosion off the coast of Azerbaijan

On the night of July 5 an explosion rocked the Caspian Sea.

It is reported by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan in Facebook.

According to preliminary reports, the explosion occurred at the Umid gas field in the Caspian Sea near Baku.

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources reports that the investigation is being carried out by specialists of the Ministry and seismological service. According to preliminary data, the reason was the eruption of a mud volcano.