Sheriff: ONEOK Minnesota natural gas line remains shut after explosion


May 27 (Reuters) - A natural gas pipeline in northwestern Minnesota owned by ONEOK Inc's Viking Gas Transmission unit remained shut early Tuesday after exploding early Monday, the 911 coordinator for the Marshall County sheriff's department said.

Jim Duckstad, the 911 coordinator, told Reuters two towns remained without gas Tuesday morning - Warren with about 1,500 residents and Argyle with about 500 residents.

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