KARACHI – A part of the 16-inch diameter pipeline has blown up in Manghopir area of Karachi halting supply to different parts of the city.

According to the initial reports, the Qatar pipeline was targeted by an IED device prompting the authorities to call the experts of the bomb disposal squad.

The blast has caused serious damage to the pipeline which halted supply to different parts of the city including Banaras and Manghopir. However, no injury or death has been reported.