Militants have blown up an 18-inch gas pipeline in Dera Murad Jamali on Friday morning.

Dera Murad Jamali Police sources told Radio Pakistan Quetta Correspondent that militants had planted explosive materials close to the gas pipeline which went-off with a big bang, as a result one foot portion of gas pipeline destroyed.

The blast caused suspension of gas supply from Sui to the Uch power plant.

Frontier Corps and Police personnel immediately arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area and begun investigations.

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