RAHIM YAR KHAN: A women was killed and many head of cattle were also injured from severe blaze which occurred due to a remote control blast which took place near gas pipelines in Rahim Yar Khan, Yousafabad area, damaging three main gas pipelines and engulfing the nearby areas on late Sunday night.
According to the sources, it was a remote control blast. The explosives were located near the gas supply arteries. The police claimed this blast a terror attack. It damaged 3 out of 4 gas pipelines within 30 minutes. The severe blaze occurred due to the blast covered the nearby areas on fire. After receiving emergency threats from the fire officials, all the adjacent areas were evacuated.
Due to this blast, supply of gas to Punjab from Sui, Qadirpur Sawan, Pir Koh and Loti gas fields has been suspended.