Pipeline explosion in Sinai halts supply around region.
By Avi Bar-Eli
Israel has various ways to produce electricity if it lacks Egyptian gas, government officials and the power utility said yesterday.
At around 8 A.M. yesterday, an explosion shook the measuring station along the pipeline supplying Jordan and Syria. That pipeline is 20 to 30 kilometers from the pipeline to Israel. The fire was extinguished in the afternoon.
Flames arising from the pipeline in northern Sinai yesterday.
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