A mass death of seals was recorded in the Caspian Sea.

According to the news reported by APA with reference to TASS, the head of the Caspian Ecological Center, Zaur Gapizov, said that 1.7 thousand seal bodies have been found on the shores of the Caspian Sea in Dagestan.

The head of the Caspian Ecological Center, Zaur Gapizov, said that the number of dead seals is likely to be higher.

The cause of the death of the seals will be known after the analysis of the samples.