Luganskgaz: Causes behind LPR gas explosion being investigated
Luganskgaz announced that a gas explosion is being investigated as causes remain unknown.
The Luganskgaz state-owned company said on Saturday that special services are looking into the cause of a gas pipeline explosion near the city of Lutuhyne in the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR).
The explosion happened at a gas pipeline near Lutuhyne earlier in the day. The flames have already been put out, however, almost 13,000 people remain without gas, according to the firm. Additionally, the company noted that a headquarters has been established to handle and eliminate all consequences pertaining to the explosion.
On their Telegram channel, Luganskgaz explained that the "special services are taking the necessary measures to clarify the cause of the emergency on the gas pipeline in the city of Lutuhyne. Specialists of the LPR's Ministry of Emergency Situations are working at the scene."
It is also worth noting that previously, in the middle of June, another gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire took place in Lugansk. At the time, Luganskgaz stated that as a result, the natural gas supply was temporarily cut off for 20 residential buildings and 21 community facilities.
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