KARACHI: Many citizens of Karachi had to eat their first Sehri of Ramazan in darkness after several areas of the provincial capital descended into darkness due to a major power breakdown.
According to reports, 70 percent of Karachi was hit by a power breakdown.
The areas that were hit by power breakdown include Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Safoora Chowrangi, Federal B. Area, Liaquatabad, Shah Faisal Colony, North Karachi, Orangi Town, North Nazimabad and Airport.
The gas supply to the affected areas were also disrupted.
A spokesman of K-Electric claimed that outages were caused due to a tripping in 500-KV Jamshoro Line.