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Austria: Baumgarten gas hub up in flames after explosion00:45

Austria: Baumgarten gas hub up in flames after explosion

Austria, Baumgarten
December 12, 2017 at 11:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Dozens of people have been reported injured after an explosion at Austria's main gas hub in Baumgarten an der March, just east of Vienna, Tuesday.

The Baumgarten gas hub is one of Europe's most important gas hubs for receiving Russian and Norwegian natural gas. Roughly 40 billion cubic metres of natural gas is transported through the hub each year.

Emergency services are at the location of the explosion. The cause of the blast is as of yet unclear.

Al menos una persona ha muerto y decenas han resultado heridas, en una explosión en la terminal de gas Baumgarten en el este de Austria. Varios equipos de bomberos y servicios de emergencia trabajan en el lugar. Se desconocen por el momento las causas de la explosión.

La terminal de gas Baumgarten es el principal centro de distribución del gas que llega desde Rusia y Noruega. El centro de distribución de Baumgarten recibe anualmente unos 40.000 millones de metros cúbicos de gas y lo redistribuye a otros lugares de Europa.

Austria: Baumgarten gas hub up in flames after explosion00:45
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Dozens of people have been reported injured after an explosion at Austria's main gas hub in Baumgarten an der March, just east of Vienna, Tuesday.

The Baumgarten gas hub is one of Europe's most important gas hubs for receiving Russian and Norwegian natural gas. Roughly 40 billion cubic metres of natural gas is transported through the hub each year.

Emergency services are at the location of the explosion. The cause of the blast is as of yet unclear.

Al menos una persona ha muerto y decenas han resultado heridas, en una explosión en la terminal de gas Baumgarten en el este de Austria. Varios equipos de bomberos y servicios de emergencia trabajan en el lugar. Se desconocen por el momento las causas de la explosión.

La terminal de gas Baumgarten es el principal centro de distribución del gas que llega desde Rusia y Noruega. El centro de distribución de Baumgarten recibe anualmente unos 40.000 millones de metros cúbicos de gas y lo redistribuye a otros lugares de Europa.

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