umerkot -

Militants blew up a gas pipeline to Punjab in Umerkot with explosives, suspending supply to various areas on Saturday. Unknown miscreants had planted explosive material and exploded the 30-inch diameter gas pipeline near Umerkot area of Sindh. As a result of the blast a portion of the pipeline was destroyed. Due to disruption, gas supply to CNG stations in various cities of Punjab including Lahore, Sahiwal, Sheikhupura, Multan, Gujranwala and Gujrat was suspended.

Shortage of gas also halted supply to industries of Lahore Zone.