Blast hits gas pipeline in Ukraine

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An explosion rocked the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod pipeline in central Ukraine, RT reported.

Ukraine's government claims it could have been a terrorist act. The Interior Ministry said "sabotage of a gas pipeline in the Poltava region" was "another attempt by Russia to discredit Ukraine as a gas partner." Ukrtransgas, Ukrainian state gas pipeline and depot operator, said that the incident will not hinder transit of Russian gas to European markets.

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