An impressive video that circulates through social networks has managed to show the dimension of the damage that was caused in one of the tubes of the Nord Stream pipeline in the seas of northern Europe such as the Baltic.
Nord Stream is a massive project connecting Russia’s natural gas production with Germany, and it started leaking last month. As gas poured out of the pipeline after a series of explosions last month, investigations into the incident have revealed mounting evidence of sabotage.
Especially after seeing the video that denotes the almost perfect and huge hole seen in the pipes.
📹The video of the destroyed section of the Nord Stream gas pipeline is published pic.twitter.com/zTFJa07zyO
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“It’s just extreme force that can bend metal that thick into the way we’re seeing,” Trond Larsen, the submersible operator at Blueye Robotics, told Expressen. quoted in Barron’s. In addition, Larsen says that he observed “a very large impact on the seabed around the pipe.”