The Nord Stream operator has completed the initial collection of information at the site of the damage to the first string of the gas pipeline in the exclusive economic zone of Sweden. This became known on Wednesday, November 2.
At the bottom of the sea, craters with a depth of 3 to 5 m of man-made nature were found, informs TASS. “The craters… are at a distance of about 248 m from each other. The section of the pipe between the craters is completely destroyed, the radius of dispersion of pipe fragments is at least 250 m,” Nord Stream said in a statement. Currently, experts continue to analyze the data obtained.
It became known yesterday that Russia has just begun to study the cause of the explosions at Nord Stream, there are no official results of the investigation yet.
Earlier, the President of the Russian Federation said that Gazprom specialists were allowed to examine the site of the explosions at Nord Stream, and they had already discovered the corresponding damage to pipelines. We are talking about two funnels up to five meters deep at once.
On September 26, explosions occurred on the Russian gas pipelines Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2. In total, four large gas leaks were discovered in the territorial waters of Sweden and Denmark. On October 29, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that it had information about the involvement of British specialists in the attack. In London, they denied their involvement.