Dera Bugti: Armed men blew up a portion of a gas pipeline in the Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti district on Saturday, suspending supply from Pirkoh gas filed to several cities of Punjab province.
According to Levies sources, the explosive device was fixed with the 28 inch gas pipeline connecting Pir Koh with the Sui plant.
The device, detonated by a remote control, exploded with a big bang.
“As a result of the explosion, a portion of the pipeline had been destroyed and gas supply from Pir Koh to Sui and cities of Punjab was suspended,” they said.
It is worth to mention that the incident took place about few hundred meters far from a base of Pakistan paramilitary forces.
The Baloch Republican Army spokesman Mr Sarbaaz Baloch called media offices and news agencies claiming responsibility of blowing up the gas pipeline.