Pipeline Blast Rocks Area of Bulgaria's Pavlikeni

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Bulgaria: Pipeline Blast Rocks Area of Bulgaria's Pavlikeni Photo by BGNES

Nobody has been injured after an explosion of a major pipeline near the village of Nedan just a few km from Pavlikeni in north central Bulgaria, officials say.

Local authorities report it is not known what caused the blast.

Following the explosion, a fire broke out near the pipeline that is now being extinguished.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told private national NOVA TV station on Friday morning that an inspection would be carried out by the national security agency DANS to establish whether it was an act of sabotage.

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