CATASTROPHE IN BAKU’S SUBWAY. Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 123 October 30, 1995 08:00 AM Age: 27 years According to initial reports, at least 300 people died in a fire in Baku’s subway October 28. Two days of national morning have been declared. President Haydar Aliev has appointed a commission to investigate. Leading Opposition Parties Banned From Election BackSUMMIT CANCELED.NextARRESTS.