A blaze from a ruptured gas pipeline near the village of Yambakhtino in the Chuvash Republic, Russia on Tuesday. Photo: PRO GOROD 21 CHUVASH Telegram Channel via Reuters
A blaze from a ruptured gas pipeline near the village of Yambakhtino in the Chuvash Republic, Russia on Tuesday. Photo: PRO GOROD 21 CHUVASH Telegram Channel via Reuters
Russia

3 dead in fire at Russian gas pipeline that sends supplies through Ukraine and on to Europe

  • Images circulating on social media showed a large ball of fire billowing over buildings in a snow-blanketed village, with residents inspecting the blaze
  • ‘According to preliminary data, four people were working [at the site]. Unfortunately, three of them died,’ regional governor Oleg Nikolayev said

A blaze from a ruptured gas pipeline near the village of Yambakhtino in the Chuvash Republic, Russia on Tuesday. Photo: PRO GOROD 21 CHUVASH Telegram Channel via Reuters
A blaze from a ruptured gas pipeline near the village of Yambakhtino in the Chuvash Republic, Russia on Tuesday. Photo: PRO GOROD 21 CHUVASH Telegram Channel via Reuters
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