RAHIM YAR KHAN: Foiling bid to blow up a gas pipeline in Rahim Yar Khan, security forces early Sunday arrested three suspected members of the banned Balochistan Republican Army, Express News reported.
The suspects allegedly intended to explode a gas pipeline in the area of Bhong.
Intelligence agencies had informed the police about the threat beforehand and the area was monitored for suspicious activity.
Last night, four suspects arrived in the area with advanced weapons and explosive material with the alleged intention to damage the pipeline. With timely action, police arrested three of the suspects while one managed to escape.
Pipelines in Punjab and Sindh have come under frequent attacks recently, resulting in disruption in gas supply to many areas in the provinces.