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Gas Pipe Explosion In Syria Causes Blackout, Blamed On Terrorist Attack

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Gas Pipe Explosion In Syria Causes Blackout, Blamed On Terrorist Attack

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In the early hours of August 24rd, an explosion took place on the Arab Gas Pipeline in Syria, which led to a blackout in Damascus and other cities and towns.

The explosion was reportedly a result of a ‘terrorist attack’, according to Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem.

Ikhbariya TV channel showed footage of a large fire after the explosion, which officials said occurred between the towns of Ad Dumayr and Adra, northwest of the capital of Damascus. The channel later said the fire had been extinguished.

“Assessments show that the explosion … was the result of a terrorist attack,” state news agency SANA quoted Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem as saying. He did not provide further detail.

The explosion damaged a stretch of the Arab Gas Pipeline between the towns of Al-Dumayr and Adra in Damascus governorate, leading to a pressure drop and cascading shutdowns of the country’s power stations, according to Syria’s Electricity Minister, Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutli.

This is the sixth time that stretch of the gas pipeline has been hit by an explosion over the course of the Syrian conflict, Kharboutli added, refusing to speculate about possible causes of the latest blast.

The electricity minister said that power was gradually being restored to the country’s provinces. A resident in Damascus said power had returned in the capital.

Entirely in the area of speculation, a US convoy passed into Syria on the evening of August 22nd, it came through the al-Walid border crossing from Iraq. The aim of the deployment is unclear.

The area of the gas pipe explosion is also rather far from the al-Walid crossing.

The Arab Gas Pipeline system extends from Egypt into Jordan and Syria.


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About fucking time that SAA brings fight to the US occupied Syrian territory and return in the same way these terrorist diversions ! It is time to kick some Americunt but and send those motherfuckers out of Syria ! If not Syria will be forever faced with the situations like this.

Servet Köseoğlu

Assad the animal has a power supply at his castle(he has to watch porn every night),the other people,farmers,traders,army? who cares..Assad has such a dirty soul he can live 5 months without taking shower. Does it make any diference? no..this animal doesnt have any social life. Skin infection and smell will grow eventually.


I really must have a word with your ward orderlies about your meds. https://media3.giphy.com/media/3o6wrt8FQdGrxWPCfu/giphy.gif

Servet Köseoğlu

I think you broke my heart again Please don’t leave and take my hand Drowning inside these walls of fear Take my hand and stay with me my dear https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cc4f4931eb37697554f92f4e771b7f9edbcf29859f6013d53408665a19f2e879.gif


I don’t know what they are waiting for,if they don’t want a direct clash they could use special forces and local resistance fighters,hit the supply lines from Iraq,make it so that no road is safe for those bastards.


Something had to be done against Syria after they shot down two state of the art mq9 reaper drones. Sell your stock in general atomics. They won’t be selling anymore of these.

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