10 Feared dead as offshore walk way crumbles

10 oil workers going about their daily activities in an offshore platform off the coast of Azerbaijan have been swept into the sea. This occurred when a 90mph (145kph) wind dislodged a 150meter (490-foot) section of walkway causing it to fall into the sea.

In a released official statement, it was said that a body had been found and the search and rescue operations are still looking for the remaining nine.

According to a Spokesperson for SOCAR, Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company, he said five victims working on the installation and another five in the cabin were dislodged by the strong winds.

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