NOW: Large explosion hits Oil Rig in the Caspian Sea near Baku, Azerbaijan.
VIDEOKINGS — A massive explosion occured in the Caspian Sea, close to Baku, Azerbaijan, today.
The government initially said it was an explosion on an offshore oil platform.
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (#SOCAR), however, denied this, stating that it was a mud volcano.
The explosion was clearly visible from #Baku, as below picture shows.
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