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Gas supply from Sui field suspended after midnight blaze incident

LAHORE: A fire at the Sui gas field in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan suspended the gas supply from the field, ARY News reported on Saturday.  The blaze erupted at a gas pipeline a spokesman of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) has said in a statement. The fire erupted in the wee hours of Saturday morning  at 1:20 AM in at the gas field's purification plant, sources said. It started at the nozzles that supplies gas to the compressor plant and then spread to the main line, sources added. The gas company has…

Gas pipeline explodes, catches fire in Sadiqabad

SADIQABAD, Punjab: A fire erupted in a gas pipeline near Bhong area of Sadiqabad after it exploded in the early hours of Wednesday, ARY News reported. According to district police officer, no loss of life occurred in the incident. The officials of the sui gas company has disconnected connection of the supply to prevent any further damage. A heavy contingent of Rangers and police had also arrived at the scene. Local authorities asked the residents of nearby localities to evacuate the area as precautionary measure to…

Arms godown fire extinguished in Karachi   

KARACHI: A fire that had erupted at an arms godown on Sunday night here in the Saddar area of Karachi was doused by the officials of Firebirade, ARY  News reported.   Sources said that numerous air guns and dummy weapons gutted in the fire. However police summoned the arms dealer along with the record. http://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x7061k4? The arms godown was located at the first floor of a building at Abdullah Haroon Road. Two fire brigade vehicles rushed to the site after being informed and extinguished the…

14 children suffer burns in Karachi school van fire

KARACHI: At least 14 children suffered burn wounds when their school van caught fire in Orangi Town on Saturday, ARY News reported.  According to rescue officials,some of the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical attention whereas those with severe burns were moved to the Civil Hospital's burns ward. Police officials relayed that a short circuit caused the fire but the compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinder installed in the vehicle remained intact. Fire fighters reached the spot and controlled the…

Blaze erupts at timber warehouse in Karachi

KARACHI: A massive fire erupted at a timber warehouse in Karachi in  the wee hours of Saturday, ARY News reported. According to reports, a blaze engulfed the entire building, destroying roof and walls of the warehouse. Material worth millions of rupees was reportedly destroyed in the fire. Six fire extinguishers including fire brigade vans of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board took part in the fire-dousing operation. It took over three hours to extinguish the fire out. Fire fighters relayed that several shops were…