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The explosion was believed to have been caused by a gas leak and investigations were ongoing, the AP said, citing an Interior Ministry spokesperson.
"Very sad news about casualties as a result of explosion at the club downtown Baku," US Ambassador Khazar Ibrahim tweeted. "My condolences and prayers."
Some 24 of the injured had been hospitalised, most with burns, the AP quoted a Health Ministry spokesperson as saying.
Azerbaijan's health ministry did not immediately respond to a media request for comment outside working hours. The interior ministry could not immediately be reached.
The country's emergency services were called to the club at 3am (2300 GMT on Saturday) and extinguished the fire before it could spread, citing a statement from the department.
The blast occurred on Thursday at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in Jiangsu province, and the fire was finally brought under control at 3.00am on Friday (1900 GMT), state television said.
The events started with the detonation of a sticky bomb — a growing menace in Kabul, where insurgents and criminals slap magnetic bombs on the underside of vehicles.
Local officials said the attack happened after two police were killed at a roadside checkpoint outside the city.
The firm, Znera Space, which specialises in radical architectural marvels, said that a giant ring-like structure known as the Downtown Circle will encircle the Burj Khalifa.
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