Massive power breakdown hits Karachi

KARACHI: Several areas of Karachi plunged into darkness on Friday night after a major power breakdown.

Areas affected included Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Clifton, Saddar, Lyari, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Nazimabad, North Karachi, Malir, Landhi and Korangi among others.

Liaquatabad, Kharadar, Kiamari, Mehmoodabad, Baloch Colony, PECHS, Jamshed Road and Lines Area, as well as, Governor House and CM House also plunged into darkness.

Talking to The Express Tribune, K-Electric Director Sadia Dada said that Extra High Tension (EHT) lines’ tripping has caused the power breakdown in the metropolis.

Published in The Express Tribune, 18th August, 2018