MOSCOW, April 10 (Itar-Tass) —— A traffic accident has left almost 12,000 people without gas supply in North Ossetia, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry's department in the republic told Itar-Tass.
A driver in a LADA Priora lost control of the car and struck a gas cabinet, breaking the gas pipeline at the entry to the village of Chermen.
Nobody was hurt. There was no blaze. The village of 11,500 people, including 1,700 children, was left without gas while the pipe was repaired, an emergency department source said.
There are more than 6,300 houses, three schools, two kindergartens and a psycho-neurological centre in Chermen.
Repair work is underway there. Firemen also work at the site.