Major breakdown, power supply suspended across the country including Islamabad
Canada Global (Web News) Most parts of the country, including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, lost electricity due to a fault in the National Grid. Electricity supply was suspended in various areas around 7:30 in the morning, 90 percent of Karachi city is deprived of electricity. Qayyumabad, Old City region and other regions included.
K Electric sources say that the fault in the national grid is the possible reason for the breakdown, it may take 5 to 6 hours to fully restore power. Power supply suspended in all districts of Balochistan And in this regard, Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) officials say that two transmission lines of electricity coming from Guddu to Quetta have tripped due to which electricity has been disconnected.
Qesco Chief says that the supply line coming from Guddu and DG Khan has tripped, due to which the entire Balochistan is deprived of electricity, information is being taken regarding the technical failure. Sources of Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) say. It is said that there is no electricity in all small and big cities including Lahore. According to preliminary information, there was a simultaneous fault in the south and north main lines. The Orange Line train was stopped due to the suspension of power supply. Electricity supply is suspended in many other cities including Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Gujra, Sargodha, Shurkot, Pir Mahal and Multan region. ISCO spokesman says that power supply is suspended to 117 grid stations in Islamabad, Region Control. No clear reason has yet been given by the Regional Center.
We are in constant contact with the concerned authorities. Sources of National Power Control say that at present the system is completely shut down, the entire system is down due to fault in the main lines, it may take several hours to restore power.