Explosion in Poltava region: Criminal proceeding opened

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, the experts continue repair works of the pipeline
13:25, 11 January 2021

Explosion occurred on the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline
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The police opened the criminal proceeding due to the damage to the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.

The investigative group continues to work at the site. Currently, all versions of the explosions are being developed.

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Besides, the experts continue repair works at the pipeline. It is not reported when the works will end.

“We have met the employees of Ukrtransgas at the site; they said that they do not know when the works will be finished,” the message said.

On January 9, the explosion resulted from depressurization that took place at the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline in Lubny, Poltava region. The explosion took place near the village of Kalaidyntsi at around 16:00.

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It was noted that 2,860 households, 4 village councils and 7 budgetary institutions remain without gas. Later, a gradual restoration of gas supply to settlements began in Poltava region, after the explosion on the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod gas pipeline.




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