|Officers involved in Abadan explosion|
Sunday, August 04, 2013
DÜNÝÄ TÜRKMEN BIRLEŞIGI FACEBOOK: Ashghabat - A Turkmen court has handed down 10- to 25-year prison sentences to 40 military officers convicted of responsibility in the July 7 Abadan explosions, Khronika Turkmenistana reported August 11. Seven defendants received the longest sentences, of 20-25 years. Defendants included the commander of the military unit whose territory contains the Abadan munitions depots, Fifteen people were killed in the explosions, according to the government, but independent organisations say hundreds died.