Sweden's national seismic network said Tuesday that it registered two explosions near mysterious leaks on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines

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which have prompted concerns of sabotage, The Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, vital to turning in Russian natural fuel to Germany

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have been vital to the power crisis that has enveloped Europe inside the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Two leaks were detected in the Nord Stream 1 pipeline and one in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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While neither pipe was operating at the time the leaks were discovered, both were filled with gas

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– One blast occurred early Monday and a second occurred later that day, public broadcaster SVT reported, per Reuters.

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Nord Stream AG showed in a statement that "the Nord Stream 1 manipulate center registered a pressure drop on both strings of the gas pipeline

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There are three leaks, and therefore it is difficult to imagine that it could be accidental," Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen said Tuesday