Saturday, July 30, 2011

Iran's Gas Pipelines Targeted By Opponents

Explosion Rocks Iranian Gas Line To Turkey -- UPI

TEHRAN, July 29 (UPI) -- Natural gas supplies from Iran to Turkey were disrupted when an explosion struck a natural gas pipeline connecting the countries, Iranian officials said.

A blast early Friday struck a natural gas pipeline near Maku, which is near the Iranian-Turkish border, cutting gas supplies, unnamed officials told Iran's semiofficial Mehr news agency.

The report indicated that responders were able to get the blaze under control and extract excess gas from a broken pipeline section.

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More News On Iran's Gas Pipelines Being Targeted

Iran resumes gas exports to Turkey after pipeline blast -- Reuters
Gas Pipeline Explodes Near Iran-Turkey Border -- Eurasia Review
‘US, Israeli mercenaries’ blow up Iran-Turkey gas line -- DAWN
'US, Israeli mercenaries' blow up Iran-Turkey gas line - -AFP

My Comment: The list of possible suspects is long, and I would not put Israel or the US at the top of that list.

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