Media: Pressure in Nord Stream could drop due to sabotage – pipes could collapse to bottom

Media: Pressure in Nord Stream could have dropped due to sabotage – pipes could have exploded at bottom

2″. < p>The media have suggested that the cause of the drop in pressure in the two 'Nord Stream' gas pipelines could be sabotage.

As the German edition Tagesspiegel writes, citing an insider of the German representative office of the project, an investigation is already underway, which the country's federal security agencies have joined.

< p>The authors report that “all evidence against” the fact that two emergencies #8211; it's just a coincidence. The source said a scenario in which what happened could not be a “targeted attack” cannot be imagined.

Remember that about the incident of “SP-2” became known by the media. The incident took place in Danish territory, not far from Bornholm, on September 26.

The pressure in the gas pipeline dropped sharply, and after a while the same thing happened at “SP-1&#8221 ;. Since September 2, as reported by “Gazprom”, due to a breakdown of the compressor station “Portovaya” no gas is pumped here, according to “Kommersant”.

The Danish Maritime Authority has declared a danger zone for shipping and introduced a restrictive perimeter of 5 miles .

Local authorities, according to the source, believe that there was sabotage, which was carried out by special forces & # 8211; by divers or from a submarine. There are two versions of the attack.

The first – Ukrainian or Kyiv-related forces should be held accountable, the second – the sabotage was committed by the Russian Federation, but under the guise of a "foreign flag".

According to RIA Novosti, Nord Stream AG assessed the state of ;emergency at " North Stream” and “Nord Stream-2” as an unprecedented situation.

According to the text of the appeal, the destruction that has occurred on three lines of gas pipelines at once is such that it does not ;is unclear when the infrastructure will be restored.

Speaking of leaks, Western media mentions one in Denmark and two – on Swedish territory, while all are "close to each other".

The Kremlin also reacted to the emergency. According to the official representative of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, the violations detected require immediate investigation and are of concern to the presidential administration.

Peskov admitted that the pressure has dropped “significantly” #8221;.

“We are extremely concerned about this news”, – quoted by the media.

The Kremlin spokesman also said that the nature of “some damage in the pipeline” is still unknown.

< p>Earlier, Topnews wrote that & #8220;Nord Stream” suspended by Russia for an indefinite period.

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