A major oil pipeline of Parco burst and oil started spilling into houses in Korangi area, Karachi on Wednesday. According to police, workers of Sui Gas were busy in work on the pipeline which burst open after it was struck hard and oil started to spill out from the opening with immense pressure. Parco officials say that the oil supply through the damaged line has been stopped. Supply of electricity to the area has been halted as a precautionary measure to reduce the risk of starting a fire. Announcements are being made from mosques, asking people not to light a match, cigarette, lighter or candle. Parco workers have reached the spot for fixing the damaged pipeline.