Report: Many Areas of Pakistan’s Karachi face huge power outage
The report by ARY news informed that several areas of Pakistan’s Karachi suffered from a huge power outage. The power outage was caused by a high tension (HT) transmission cable tripping due to a technical fault. The report claimed that about 40 per cent of Karachi was completely dark as the high tension (HT) transmission line tripped. This resulted in multiple grid stations tripping, it added.
The areas impacted included Numaish Chowrangi, Saddar, Lines Area, Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Punjab Colony, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, and Korangi, as per the report. Then, North Nazimabad, New Karachi, North Karachi, Liaquatabad, Clifton, Korangi, Orangi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Saddar, Old City Area, Landhi, Gulisan-e-Jauhar, Malir, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Site Industrial Zone, Pak Colony, Shah Faisal Colony and Model Colony were impacted.