Five tons of oil spilled on the ground in Dagestan due to illegal tapping

About 5 tons of oil spilled into Dagestan by separation illegal tapping into the pipeline, said on Tuesday the Republican central board MOE.

"On Tuesday, the main emergency department in the republic of Dagestan has been informed that, in the district of the village Karabudakhkentsky Ulluby-aul 255-kilometer pipeline" Baku — Terrible "is broken unauthorized tapping into the pipeline. As a result, there was no oil spill volume more than 5 tons on an area of 80 square meters, "- said in a statement.

At the scene works team from "Chernomortransneft" that collects oil spill.

"The threats to people and the environment do not. Results in the aftermath of the oil spill involved 109 people, 17 pieces of equipment," — said the agency.

Illegal tapping into pipelines at risk of serious environmental damage. In late April, in the Irkutsk region of more than 300 tons of fuel got into the box on the Angara River in the local pipeline.

The authorities imposed regime Tcheremkhovo district of Irkutsk region with a population of 77,000 people. About a week residents of three villages of the district — the city Cheremkhovo and Svirsky, village Mikhailovka — remained without water. Rosprirodnadzor assessed the damage from pollution Angara half a billion rubles. Investigators have indicted three local residents who may be involved in the sidebar.

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