Gas pipelines destroyed near Khairpur
KHAIRPUR: Two gas pipelines were destroyed in two separate blasts near Khairpur, ARY News reports on Tuesday.
The first explosion took place when unknown persons destroyed a 24 inch diameter near Faiz area. More than 10 ft of the pipeline was destroyed in the blast.
The second blast occurred near Tharri Mirwah in which another gas pipeline was blown up in a cracker attack.
The gas supply to the entire area was suspended due to the destruction of the pipelines. According to administration of Sui Gas, smell of the gas has been spread due to the incident.
Maintenance of the supply lines is underway and the gas supply to the entire area will be restored once its completed.
Police said that a bomb was planted under the pipeline.