*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.