Two killed as Pakistan's gas pipeline explodes

February 19, 2014 - 10:23:16 am

ISLAMABAD: A 36-inch diameter gas pipeline from Qadirpur Gas Field caught fire after a huge explosion near Mir Kosh area in Ghotki district, Pakistan's Geo News reported on Wednesday.

The police said that two people were killed and two others sustained injured in the explosion.

According to reports, Guddu-Kashmore highway was closed for traffic as the gas pipe line exploded near the road linking Punjab and Sindh.

Gas supply was suspended to different areas of Punjab and Sindh after the explosion.

Official sources said that gas supply to power plants in Faisalabad and Kabirwala was suspended after the incident. (QNA)