Two tankers collide on Lena, gasoline leaking into river — emergencies services

Two tankers collided on the Lena River in the Irkutsk Region, damaging a reservoir holding nearly 140 tons of gasoline, a spokesman for the local emergencies services told TASS on Monday, reports.

"The TP-901 tanker rammed the TP-900 tanker carrying 832 tons of gasoline on the Lena Rivers near the village of Alexeyevsk," he said, adding that a reservoir holding 138 tons of gasoline was damaged.

"The fuel is leaking into the river," he said.

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