Explosion on a gas pipeline at Turkey-Iran border

Explosion on a gas pipeline has been reported at Gürbulak border between Iran and Turkey.

Flames rose to about 40 meters following the explosion of a natural gas pipeline at the Gürbulak Border Gate.

The explosion in the natural gas pipeline, which reaches Erzurum through Iran, occurred this morning at around 6 am. Flames could be seen from the surrounding villages.

The gas flow of the natural gas pipeline was stopped.