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Karachi power outage: KE says restoration efforts progressing quickly

KARACHI: The restoration efforts are progressing rapidly after tripping in K-Electric’s high tension circuit, the power utility said in a statement after the city was hit by a major outage.

The city suffered a major power breakdown due to the tripping of high tension lines at Jamshoro-Karachi link increasing the miseries of the Karachities in the hot weather.

According to sources, over 45 grid stations in Karachi got affected due to the tripping of transmission lines after which the power supply to a major part of the city was suspended.

KE said that power supply has been restored of several areas of Karachi including PECHS, Defense, North Nazimabad, Gulistan-e-Jauhar and other areas of the city.

On the other hand, the Power Division said the transmission lines supplying power to Karachi have been restored and the load is being increased steadily, a spokesperson of the Power Division said Saturday.


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