According to Pakistani news website ‘Duniya News’, there have been power cuts in 22 districts of Balochistan including Quetta, Islamabad, Lahore, cities of Multan region and many districts like Karachi. People in Mall Road, Canal Road and other areas in Lahore are facing the crisis of power cut. Officials said they are probing the matter. According to reports, technical glitches in transmission lines have caused power outages in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and the capital.
It may take several hours for the light to come on
The Ministry of Power said in a statement that a disturbance was reported in the National Grid at 7:34 am. Efforts are on to restore power supply. Metro service has also been affected due to power outage, causing hardships to commuters. Power supply to 117 grid stations of the Islamabad Electricity Supply Company was also disrupted, plunging the entire city and Rawalpindi into darkness. Sources are being quoted as saying that it may take several hours for the power to come back.
Neighboring country immersed in the darkness of difficulties
People from different areas of Pakistan are giving information about power failure on social media. Pakistan immersed in darkness is already immersed in the deep darkness of many difficulties. Flour has become very expensive after the wheat crop was destroyed in the country. People are struggling to buy not only flour but also pulses and oil. The condition of power supply is bad since many months. The Pakistan government has ordered markets to close at 8 pm to avoid long power cuts and deal with power shortages.