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Russia probably bombed Nord Stream pipeline with underwater drone, says defence source | News

A British defense source said a suspected Russian sabotage attack on Nord Stream gas pipelines was “most likely premeditated and planned” using an explosive device that fell into the sea weeks before it was detonated.

The European Union and NATO have described major bombings in the Baltic Sea as a “deliberate act of sabotage”, and Poland and Ukraine have called Russia the culprit, even as investigations continue.

Concrete and steel pipelines were ruptured by underwater explosions with the force of a slight earthquake, resulting in three large gas leaks east of the Danish island of Bornholm. The eruptions occurred in international waters, just outside the territory of Denmark and Norway, and shock waves were detected 800 miles away.

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