Scores of soldiers get poisoning
Scores of soldiers serving in an Air Force military unit outside Baku have been hospitalized after being infected with dysentery. The servicemen were infected with unboiled water they drank, the Defense Ministry said.
It said the illness was caused by the spread of an infection on Saturday and that immediate counter-action was taken. The condition of the hospitalized soldiers is satisfactory and some of them have already been discharged, the Central Military Hospital said.
The number of infected soldiers is not divulged.
Quarantine has been announced at the unit, which is located in the Gala settlement.*