Ubauro, Sindh: At least two people died in a gas pipeline blast near here on Wednesday. As per details, a 36-inch diameter gas pipeline burst after a blast near Mirkosh area. As a result two watchmen died and two others injured. The blast resulted in huge fire at the site of pipeline supplying gas to different areas of Punjab. The Sukkur-Guddu road was closed for all types of traffic.
After the incident the Sui gas officials stopped gas supply to private power plants of Kabirwala and Faisalabad from Qadirpur gas field. The official said the repair work would be started after dousing the fire.