Gas pipeline blown up in Quetta

Published Jul 22, 2012 03:43am

A gas pipeline.—File Photo
Supply of gas to various areas was suspended  as a  result of the explosion.       —File Photo

QUETTA: Suspected militants blew up a gas pipeline near Quetta’s Western Bypass on Sunday, DawnNews reported.

A one-foot piece of the pipeline was totally destroyed as a result of the explosion, suspending the supply of gas to various areas.

Police said that some unidentified miscreants had fitted the explosive device on the gas pipeline which blew up with a huge explosion.

Security forces cordoned off the area as investigations int the sabotage attempt went underway.

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