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Bulgaria stopped the transit of Russian gas to Greece because of the accident

The accident occurred on the pipeline in Bulgaria, no casualties, interrupted supply of gas in Greece, the company said, "Bulgartransgaz".

"Today at 7: 56 a.m. the accident occurred on the gas pipeline to the Hellenic Republic. The accident caused the violation of the integrity of the pipeline 200 metres from the station at Kulata. Section (damaged) was cut out, and has taken all necessary action to urgent works to repair and restore natural gas transportation to Greece. Nobody suffered", - is spoken in the company message.

Users of gas networks will be timely informed about the restoration of gas supply, the company said.

Greece through Bulgaria receives Russian gas from gas pipeline "Turkish stream"