Explosion at Baku-Tbilisi pipeline
30 May 2012
The explosion occurred last night
An explosion was reported on Tuesday evening on the oil pipeline passing from Sarıkamış, in Kars. Witnesses say that the flames of the explosion fire were as high as 100 meters.
The gas flow on the pipeline was completely interrupted as many fire brigade trucks were sent to the scene.
The explosion broke the glasses of many houses in the neighborhood of Sarıkamış. Flames caused by the explosion could be seen from a distance of kilometers.
In a statement about the explosion, Sarıkamış district governor Erdoğan Turan Ermiş said that; “It is not clear what caused the explosion on Baku- Tbilisi pipeline. The crisis desk at the district governorate is watching the developments and investigating the event. We have taken all necessary measures.”
ANF / KARS
ANF NEWS AGENCY