KARACHI: Karachi suffered a massive power breakdown on Saturday with the national grid line having tripped.
Residents across the city started complaining of no electricity around 12pm. K-Electric said issues with the national grid transmission line had affected supply and restoration efforts were underway.
In a tweet, the utility said the sudden disruption of power was having a rollover effect on local circuits serving Karachi. K-Electric later tweeted that national grid supply to the city had been restored and power had returned across various parts of Karachi.
(1/2)— KE (@KElectricPk) October 20, 2018
Power Supply Update
Supply to city is affected following tripping in transmission line of National Grid. The sudden disruption in supply has had a rollover effect on local circuits serving Karachi.
Areas affected included Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Clifton, Saddar, Lyari, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Nazimabad, North Karachi, Malir, Landhi and Korangi.