Explosion occurs at Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline
04 August, 2015
An explosion has occurred at a section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline in the Sarikamis region of Turkey's north-eastern province of Kars. This information was reported by an Azerbaijani news agency

According to APA, the cause of the explosion is still unknown. Kars Governor Gunay Ozdemir said that investigation of the incident is underway and the gas supply through the pipeline has been temporarily suspended.

A nearby forest was successfully protected from the blaze. According to eyewitnesses, the explosion was
heard as far as 20 km away.