According to official information, the accident occurred on one of the sections of the pipeline ‘Gallyaaral-Yangiyer-Tashkent’ in Jizzakh Region, First Deputy Chief of the Fire Safety Ministry of Internal Affairs Ismail Sharipov told to Uzbekistan Today.
According to him, the information, that one of the segments of the pipeline in 15 kilometers north-west of the center of Jizzakh Region was exploded on November 13, is not true.
"There was no explosion or fire, it was just an accident," Sharipov said, but did not specify the cause and nature of the accident.
He assured that all the problems have been eliminated after the emergency closing of valves.
The last case of a pipeline rupture with fire occurred on August 24 at the segment in 157th kilometer of main gas pipeline ‘Yangiyer-Tashkent’, passing through the territory of the Avesta farm of Yukori-Chirchik District of Tashkent region.