Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik

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Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik

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Rabu, 25 Jan 2023 17:00 WIB

Pakistan - Tidak takut akan bahaya, warga Pakistan nekat membeli gas alam hanya dengan berbekal kantong plastik. Gas alam itu mereka gunakan untuk memasak di rumah.

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Warga membawa gas alam yang disimpan dalam kantong plastik di Banda Davud Shah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Senin (9/1/2023).  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Distrik Karak di Provinsi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa memang terkenal dengan sumber daya gas alam dan minyaknya yang melimpah. Namun pemerintah belum mengembangkan sistem infrastruktur yang layak untuk memasok gas ke penduduk lokal dan sekitarnya.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Alhasil, masyarakat setempat menggunakan caranya sendiri, yaitu mengeluarkan gas dari jalur suplai utama dengan selang, alih-alih mengebor dengan benar, dan kemudian mengisi kantong plastik seperti balon helium untuk mengangkutnya dari ladang untuk digunakan memasak di rumah.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Di sana, warga tidak mengukur gas dengan meter kubik tetapi dengan kantong plastik.   

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Dibutuhkan waktu 20 menit untuk mengisi satu kantong plastik besar, yang bertahan selama 2-3 jam.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Kantong plastik berisi gas alam ini juga dijual seharga 2.000 rupee.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Sekilas, orang luar yang melihat balon-balon ini mungkin membayangkannya seperti balon mainan anak-anak. Tetapi kenyataannya balon-balon itu adalah kantong besar berisi bahan bakar untuk orang-orang memasak.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Pihak berwenang telah menindak penggunaan kantong plastik untuk menyimpan gas. Otoritas setempat melarang praktik tersebut dan menyatakannya sebagai ancaman keamanan.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Dr. Quratulain, seorang petugas medis yang berbasis di Islamabad di Pusat Perawatan Luka Bakar Institut Ilmu Kedokteran Pakistan, mengatakan fasilitasnya menerima sekitar delapan pasien setiap hari dari kecelakaan terkait ledakan gas dan satu atau dua dari mereka terluka parah.  

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, JANUARY 09: Locals carry the natural gas stored in a plastic balloons at Banda Davud Shah town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on January 09, 2023. The natural gas that comes out close to the surface is used in houses mostly for heating and cooking needs with the primitive methods developed by the local people for years. (Photo by Hussain Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Otoritas di Peshawar juga menangkap 16 pemilik toko pada bulan ini karena menjual kantong gas semacam itu. Namun masih banyak pemilik toko yang menjual secara sembunyi-sembunyi.  

Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik
Ngeri, Warga Pakistan Nekat Bawa Gas Alam Pakai Kantong Plastik


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