Published On: Tue, Jan 21st, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

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DERA BUGTI: Unidentified persons blew up a 16-inch diameter gas pipeline in the Dera Bugti area of Balochistan on Monday.

According to the police, the incident occurred in Dera Bugti’s Pirkoh area where miscreants blew up a gas pipeline supplying gas to the Pirkoh gas plant from well number 41.

As a result of the explosion, gas supply to the Pirkoh plant was suspended.

Following the incident, the miscreants fled from the area.

Earlier last week, an 18-inch Sui gas pipeline was blown up by unknown miscreants in the Dera Murad Jamali area of Balochistan.