TURKMENISTAN'S FAMOUS TOURIST ATTRACTION 'GATES OF HELL' ORDERED TO BE EXTINGUISHED

One of Turkmenistan’s most popular tourist sites has reportedly been ordered to close due to fears it is causing damage to the environment. Darvasa gas crater, otherwise known as the ‘Gates of Hell’, is a 70m wide and 20m deep hole in the ground which has been burning natural gas for more than 50 years. Now, Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has ordered the fire pit, locate...

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