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Gas supply to some areas in KP, Punjab suspended after fire breaks out in Dera Bugti’s Sui gas field

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 9, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Mar 9, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Four people were injured in the blaze

A massive fire in the Sui gas filed in Dera Bugti has led to the suspension of gas supply to some areas in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The fire erupted early Saturday morning at the SNGPL control wall's gas field purification plant. Officials of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited say it started at the nozzles that supply gas to the compressor plant. It then spread to the main line, after which the intensity of the fire grew.

Related: Sindh’s CNG stations closed till 8pm tomorrow

People living nearby have been evacuated and four people were burned in the blaze. Their injuries have been classified as minor.

The fire has not been controlled yet. The company is now facing a shortfall of 390 mmcfd.

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