Act of terror: Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

Gas supply suspended to some parts of the region due to the incident


Shezad Baloch February 01, 2015
The pipeline catches fire soon after the explosion. STOCK IMAGE

DERA BUGTI: A 24-inch gas pipeline was blown up in the Dera Bugti district of Balochistan Sunday morning, disrupting gas supply to the Sui compressor plant from the Pirkoh purification plant.

According to Levies official in Dera Bugti, militants placed explosive materials along the gas pipeline.

“The gas supply was disrupted to Sui compressor plant from Pirkoh,” the official told The Express Tribune.

Security forces and Levies personnel reached the crime scene shortly after the explosion.

Repair work on the damaged gas pipeline has not begun yet.

“The gas pipeline belonged to OGDCL,” the Levies official added.

During earlier bombings of gas pipelines, the banned Baloch Republican Army (BRA) has claimed responsibility. However, there have been no claims of responsibility for the latest attack.

Bullet-riddled body found 

Meanwhile, the bullet-riddled body of a missing man was found in the Sonari Mat area of Dera Bugti.

An official of Dera Bugti Levies said the body was dumped in a desolated place.

The body was transported to a state-run hospital where he was identified as Barfi, son of Noor Khan.

“The victim had been missing for one-and-a-half years from Sui,” the Levies official said.

The motive behind the kidnapping and killing could not be known.

“He was shot from a close range,” the official said.

Levies officials have started an investigation into the incident.

COMMENTS (2)

Quetta wala | 6 years ago | Reply

The State of Pak does not have it's writ in Balochistan. Every other day the terrorists blow up their targets with impunity. With local help. From the police, the rangers, the levies, they all aid and abet the terrorists.

Stranger | 6 years ago | Reply

Now u will somehow connect / blame this on India no ..... Hai na bolo bolo .

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