Gas pipeline blown

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Unknown persons blew up 18 inch dia pipeline supplying gas to Uch Power Plant from Uch gas field Friday. Two feet piece of the pipeline was blown due to explosion. Supply to the plant was suspended.

Due to suspension of supply of gas to Uch Power Plant , supply of electricity to various parts of Balochistan has also suspended.

Miscreants also blew up two towers of 220 kv high power GudduQuetta transmission line near Nautal. These are tower No 80 and 81. Large quantity of explosive planted with two towers was recovered and defused by bomb disposal squad.