Gas pipeline last

QUETTA: On Saturday morning, Militants blown up a gas pipeline in Balochistan’s Dera Bugti district, a security official stated.

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The official who denied to be cited, told Dawn by telephone that militants had planted explosive materials close to a gas pipeline in Dera Bugti’s Pir Koh area. “The blast material went off with a big bang”, he stated.

An explosion destroyed a 16-inch gas pipeline. The official said that the blast caused suspension of gas supply to gas purification plant. Frontier Corps and levies personnel arrived on the location on time and started an investigation into the incident.

Nevertheless, the official suspects Baloch insurgents could be behind the incident.

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