Major power breakdown leaves Karachi into darkness

Major power breakdown leaves Karachi into darkness
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*KARACHI - A major power breakdown leaves Karachi into darkness.*

*As per the media report, Over 70% of Karachi lost power on Saturday afternoon after the national grid supply line tripped.*

The main line tripping resulted in the K-Electric circuits tripping, plunging the city into darkness.

Areas affected include North Karachi , Surjani Town, New Karachi Industrial Area, Nusrat Bhutto Colony, Federal B Area, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Clifton, Korangi, West Wharf, Defence, Jacob Lines and Orangi. Hospitals and the airport also lost power.

K-Electric says their teams are working on the issue but it will take a few hours to resolve. It ordinarily takes three to four hours to fix.

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