QUETTA: A gas pipeline was blown up in Pirkoh area of Dera Bugti on Monday suspending supply to the Sui Gas purification plant.
According to officials, unidentified miscreants attached an explosive device to an 8-inch pipeline from Well No 41 in Sui. A heavy contingent reached the spot after the explosion and repair of the gas pipeline was initiated soon afterwards.
No organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack. Balochistan Liberation Arny (BRA) has previously claimed responsibility for similar attacks in Dera Bugti.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 3rd, 2012.
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