'Unprecedented' underwater leaks reported in Nord Stream gas pipeline

Gas leaking at Nord Stream 2 pipeline
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Sweden and Denmark said Tuesday they were investigating leaks in the two Nord Stream gas pipelines built to carry natural gas from Russia to Europe, reports The Financial Times.

The operator of the pipelines, which have been at the center of Europe's energy crisis since Russia invaded Ukraine, said three underwater lines in the Baltic Sea had suffered "unprecedented" damage, writes The Washington Post. The reports triggered suspicion of sabotage.

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