QUETTA: Gas supply was suspended to the sui gas plant from some wells as unknown people blew up a pipeline near Dera Bugti area.
Levies officials said that unknown armed men planted explosive device under a gas pipeline and blew it up through remote control in Maro road area of Dear Bugti, late on Tuesday night.
“ It was 16 inches diameter gas pipe line supplying gas to the main Sui plant from some gas wells,” a senior official of levies said, adding that after the blast pipeline caught fire which brought under control by the security officials with the help of staff of the PPL.
The engineers of PPL reached at the site and cut off the affected pipeline and started replacing the damaged portion of the
pipeline. Security forces have launched a search operation in the area after the blasting the pipeline.