| GEO Pakistan|
| Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti|
| Updated at: 1638 PST, Tuesday, May 19, 2009|
DERA BUGTI: A gas pipeline, supply gas to Karachi from the Sui plant, was blown up in Sui tehsil of the Dera Bugti district on Tuesday.
Some unknown persons had planted explosives, which went off and damaged portion of the 20-inch-diamter pipeline. As a result, gas supply to several parts of Karachi was suspended.
Following the incident, the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) started repair work on an emergency basis. The authorities said that repairing of the damaged pipeline could take 24 hours.