Report: gas pipeline explosion in Moscow

May 10, 2009 01:58

Russian news agencies are reporting a giant explosion and fire at a gas pipeline near a gasoline filling station in southeast Moscow. Interfax cited Russia's Interior Ministry as saying that at least three people are being treated for burns. Agencies say workers are attempting to isolate the flames from nearby apartment blocks. Flames were rising almost 100 meters in height were visible from several miles distant.

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