Turkmenistan: President Berdymukhamedov instructs officials to extinguish fire at 'Gateway to Hell'

Jan 09, 2022, 06:55 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov instructed officials on Saturday to find ways to extinguish fire at 'Gateway to Hell' a gas crater that has been burning for decades after failed Soviet drilling.The president cited environmental and economic concerns as he appeared on state television. The Darvaza gas crater, where the fire has been raging is in the middle of the vast Karakum desert.

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