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Baloch Republican Army claims responsibility of blowing up gas pipeline in Balochistan

ANI | Updated: Mar 23, 2019 21:02 IST

Dera Bugti (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Mar 23 (ANI): Armed men on Saturday blew up a portion of a gas pipeline in Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti district in Balochistan province, suspending supply from Pirkoh gas filed to several cities of Punjab province.
According to Levies sources, the explosive device was fixed with the 28-inch gas pipeline connecting Pir Koh with the Sui plant. The device, detonated by remote control, exploded with a loud noise.
“As a result of the explosion, a portion of the pipeline had been destroyed and gas supply from Pir Koh to Sui and cities of Punjab was suspended,” they said.
The attack took place about few hundred meters from a base of Pakistan paramilitary forces.
Baloch Republican Army spokesperson Sarbaaz Baloch claimed responsibility for blowing up the gas pipeline. (ANI)