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Rail track, gas pipeline blown up in Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 13:45

Islamabad: Unidentified militants blew up a rail track and a gas pipeline in Pakistan`s Quetta city early Sunday, police said.
An explosive device was attached to the Quetta-Sibi railway track in Sariab area and the bomb was detonated with a remote control, Geo News reported.

There was no loss of life, but the explosion disrupted railway traffic on the route, officials said.

Dawn News said militants also blew up a gas pipeline near Quetta`s Western Bypass Sunday.

A one-foot segment of the pipeline was destroyed in the explosion, suspending supply of gas to the city.


First Published: Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 13:45

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