Another Breakdown Hits KE System


KARACHI: The citizens on Monday suffered another power breakdown when electricity supply got suspended in major parts of the metropolis.

The breakdown occurred between the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

The areas which suffered the electricity failure included Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir, Korangi, Lines Area, New Karachi, Safoora, Site and others.

The supply was not restored till filing of this report at late night.

The K-Electric spokesperson said that the breakdown occurred because of the tripping of extra-high tension wire, which disrupted the supply in ‘some parts’ of the city. The affected localities were identified as PECHS, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Nazimabad. The official said that efforts were under way to restore the supply.

Credit: Dawn

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