Quetta :A 16-inch gas pipeline exploded in Dera Bugti district here on late Thursday night. According to Levies sources, unidentified miscreants had fitted explosives with a gas pipeline in Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti which exploded with a huge bang destroying 16-inch pipeline.

, besides suspending gas supply to the purification plant from Well No 15 and 29.

Personnel of law-enforcement agencies rushed to the site and cordoned off the area.

The engineers of gas company also visited to site to examine the damages and start repair work.

Local administration has registered a case and further investigations in this connection were underway.