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Major power breakdown; 70% areas of Karachi are without electricity

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Major power breakdown has left 70% of areas of Karachi without electricity on Wednesday.

As being reported, a major breakdown at the grid station has left most of the areas of the metropolis with electricity.

The K-Electric in a tweet has confirmed “reports of interruption” in a series of tweets and said it was monitoring the situation.


Several parts of the city are without power including Scheme 33, North Nazimabad, Nazimabad, North Karachi, New Karachi, Landhi, Korangi, Malir, Qaidabad, Shah Faisal Town.

Federal B Area, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Clifton and Defence are also facing the issue. 

The cause of the breakdown was not immediately clear but a few reports have suggested that increasing demand has led to power failure as the system could not cope with the load. As the temperature rose to 40 celsius on Wednesday in Karachi.

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