Georgian leaders saddened by fire at drug abuse treatment centre in Azerbaijan

An ambulance is dispatched to the scene of accident after a fire killed at least 30 people in a drug abuse treatment center in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Photo by Resul Rehimov/Anadolu Agency, 03 Mar 2018 - 14:51, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has expressed his sadness over yesterday’s fire at the drug abuse treatment centre in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili also offered his condolences to the families of those who have died.

Up to 30 people have died in a fire, which according to Azerbaijan's Health Ministry was caused by a short circuit in the centre’s electrical network.