Author`s name Pravda.Ru

Russian oil pipeline on fire

A backbone oil pipeline is burning in the Ivanovo region. According to the information department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the fire started at 7:42 a.m.; at present, the fire area is 1,000 square meters. An Il-76 aircraft of the Emergencies Ministry will leave for the site from the Domodedovo airport in Moscow. Currently, some 50 people and 14 vehicles are engaged in extinguishing the fire.