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Gas supply restored after pipeline repair

LAHORE: Gas supplies to industrial, fertiliser and power sectors was restored on Thursday after the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited teams repaired damaged portion of the 36 inch diameter pipeline at Bhong, near Sadiqabad (Rahim Yar Khan), about 650km away from here.

Since the miscreants had blown up the pipeline early Wednesday, the SNGPL’s teams rushed to the spot and started repair work.

“Our teams finished the repair work at about 7am on Thursday and restored supplies to industrial, fertiliser and power sectors. At present all sectors are receiving gas through this pipeline,” SNGPL’s newly appointed Managing Director Amir Tufail said while talking to Dawn.

The situation had also affected supplies to domestic sector in parts of Punjab including Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan, DG Khan and Faisalabad.

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