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Burning for decades, Turkmenistan wants ‘Gates of Hell’ shut
Times Now | 12/01/2022 09:00 PM | Click to read full article
Following a visit to the Gates of Hell in April 2010, President Berdymukhamedov called for the crater to be closed, claiming that it jeopardised other drilling projects in an area that is rich with natural resources.
With natural gas continuing to seep into the crater, the Gates of Hell poses a significant environmental threat.