Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

Unknown men planted explosives at the 8-inch diameter pipeline in Dera Bugti and blew it up.


Shezad Baloch January 03, 2012

QUETTA: An eight inch diameter gas pipeline in Loti gas field, in Dera Bugti, Balochistan was blown up on Tuesday by unknown men, the Balochistan levies said.

According to a Balochistan Levies official, unknown saboteurs planted an explosive device to gas pipeline. The resultant explosion destroyed a section of the eight-inch diameter gas pipeline.

As result, gas supply from well No 9 and 12 to the purification plant were suspended. A heavy contingent of security forces reached the spot and cordoned off the area. Repairs to the damaged pipeline were started soon after the incident. No group has so far claimed the responsibility for the attack.

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COMMENTS (3)

Malik | 9 years ago | Reply

How ironic is that whole Pakistan uses the gas of balochistan and the baloch women still collect wood to use as fuel. Pakistani leadership and Baloch sardars are equally responsible for this.

JSM | 9 years ago | Reply

What will be the fate of Iran Pakistan pipe line?

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