A major explosion near Kyiv has rocked the massive Kyiv-Western Ukraine-1 natural gas pipeline that moves gas from fields in Eastern Ukraine to underground storage facilities near the border with the EU, the authorities said Sept. 15. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The explosion hit a section of the pipeline near the town of Chabany at 00:20 local time (2120 GMT). No one was hurt by the explosion, the Emergency Situations Ministry reported. The damaged section of the pipeline, with a diameter of 1,020 mm, was shut down at 01:10 local time to prevent further loss of gas and other pipelines were used to reroute supplies, the ministry said. “There are no victims. Gas supplies to consumers organized […]