A main pipeline supplying gas to the Sui purification plant was exploded in Dera Bugti on Wednesday. According to reports, unidentified people had fitted explosive beneath an 18-inch diameter gas-line in Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti. The material exploded with a huge blast damaging a long portion of pipeline, besides suspending supply to purification plant from Well No 15.

Local administration rushed to the site and cordoned off the area. No one claimed responsibility for the incident so far.