Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

DERA BUGTI Jan. 05: An eight inches diameter gas pipeline in Pirkoh gas field area of Dera Bugti district was blown up with explosive device on Monday.

According to Levies force, unidentified miscreants planted explosive devices with the gas pipeline which went off with big bang, and a huge fire broke out after the blast. Gas supply from well no 19 to Pirkoh plant was suspended after the blast. Local administration reached the site and cordoned off the entire area. Sources said that repair of the pipeline will be taken in hand once security agencies gave the clearance.