RBC: Blast Hits Russia-Ukraine Gas Export Pipeline

(Reuters) — A blast has ripped through the Urengoi-Pomary-Uzhhorod gas exporting pipeline, which leads from Russia through Ukraine, the RBC news outlet cited local officials as stating on Tuesday.

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The regional Emergency Ministry in Russia's Chuvash Republic where the accident took place, near the Volga city of Kazan, said it had received a call about fire at a gas pipeline, without naming the pipeline.

It said that, according to preliminary information, no one has been injured in the incident.

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