Video shows underground water pipe exploding

KIEV, Ukraine (NBC News) — In Ukraine, closed-circuit cameras captured the massive explosion of an underground water pipe Monday in Ukraine’s capital Kiev.

Video obtained by local media showed the ground shaking followed by a dramatic burst and a shower of sludge.

Local media reported several cars were damaged, many windows shattered, but no one was hurt.

The cause of explosion was unclear. According to local reports, pressure tests were conducted. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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