The "112" hotline of the Ministry of Emergency Situations received information about an explosion in a multi-storey residential building in Khirdalan, Absheron region.

According to the information given to APA by the Ministry, the forces of the State Fire Protection and Special Risk Rescue services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications were immediately involved in the area.

During the initial assessment of operational conditions at the scene, it was determined that an explosion occurred in the "ARISTON" brand water heater in the bathroom of a two-room apartment located on the 3rd floor of a seventeen-story residential building, and no fire was recorded.

As a result of the incident, the entrance door and 1 window frame of the apartment were dislodged, and the bathroom was seriously damaged.

No one was injured as a result of the explosion.

Appropriate security measures were taken in the area by the employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The relevant agencies are investigating the incident.