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Gas pipeline catches fire in eastern Crimea

Thousands of local residents lost access to gas as a result of the blaze – SB

A gas pipeline caught fire in the Russian city of Kerch in Crimea. The power transmission line was partially damaged as a result of the blaze, according to the city’s authorities. No more details about the cause of the fire, the extent of the damage, or information about possible victims or casualties have been provided so far. RIA Novosti reports that fire brigades have managed to contain the blaze. The pipeline is a critical component of the city’s infrastructure; around 30,000 residents reportedly experienced gas supply disruptions at home. Also the fire has damaged electricity lines and efforts are underway to restore power as quickly as possible, according to officials.

December 08, 2023 at 10:43AM


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