Militants blow up gas pipeline in Dera Bugti

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QUETTA, Pakistan: A 16-inch gas pipeline was blown up in Pir Koh area in Balochistan’s Dera Bugti district when explosives planted by militants close to the pipeline went off on Saturday.

A security official said that the blast caused suspension of gas supply to gas purification plant.

The Frontier Corps and levies personnel reached the site and started investigation into the incident.