QUETTA - Three gas pipelines were exploded in Dera Bugti district, suspending supply to purification plant on Saturday.

Sources said some unidentified people had planted explosives beneath three gas pipelines in Pirkoh. The explosives went off with a huge blast, suspending supply to the purification plant from Well No 15, 29 and 35.

After the blast, the law enforcement agencies rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area. Separately, a security guard Asadullah was injured by unknown armed men in Sui area of Dera Bugti. He was guarding the Well No 75 and was moved to hospital.