Yusuf İba / Ağrı, July 28 () - In the Doğubeyazıt district of eastern province of Ağrı, an explosion cut the gas flow from Iran into Turkey.
“Turkey-Iran gas pipe line was exploded with sabotage within the 15 km distance inside the Turkey-Iran border. The explosion caused a fire. But we managed to put it out quickly. The transportation of gas will resume when the pipeline is repaired. All the measures are taken to respond to the demand of natural gas" Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said in a statement.
The 20 percent of Turkey’s natural gas demand is covered through Iran.