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Heating cut off in three Moscow areas following heating system accident
Source: BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union - Political Publication date: Jan 25, 2000
Text of report by Russian news agency ITAR-TASS
Moscow, 25th January, ITAR-TASS correspondent Igor Trifonov
A 1,200-mm-diametre heating pipe burst at 0450 [0150 gmt] betweenUlitsa Devyatoy Roty [street] and the River Yauza embankment today, Moscow's main directorate for civil defence and emergencies has told an ITAR-TASS correspondent. Heating for the central part of Moscow was supplied by the 23rd thermal powerstation, and the pipe was under a pressure of 10 atmospheres.
At present heating is cut off in all the residential andadministrative buildings in three municipal areas of Moscow - Tverskoy, Krasnoselskiy and Meshchanskiy - with about 300,000residents.
Publication date: Jan 25, 2000 ) 1999, NewsReal, Inc.
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