Gas pipeline blown up in Jaffarabad


Some assailants blew up 18-inch gas pipeline supplying gas to Och power plant in Suhbat Pur area of Jaffarabad district, police said on Wednesday.

According to police sources, some unidentified men had planted explosive material with the pipeline which went off resultantly suspend up supply to the power plant.

Law enforcement agencies reached the site and put a cordon around the entire area. Fire brigade has also been called to put out the blaze.

Meanwhile gas supply to Och power plant is continued through alternate pipelines, said the official sources in Och Power Plant, adding that after having the control over furious fire, the repairing work would be launched.

A case has been registered and investigation are continued.

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