QUETTA: An eighteen inch diameter gas pipeline in Pirkoh area, in Dera Bugti, Balochistan was blown up by unknown men on Wednesday.
The explosion disrupted gas supply to purification plants from the gas well.
Sources said, saboteurs had planted an explosive device to the gas pipeline, which upon the exploding destroyed a large section of the pipeline.
Gas supply from well No 15 to the purification plant was 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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