Numerous areas experienced the power cut and it was estimated that almost 50 percent of the city did not have electricity.
These areas included Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, F.B. Area, Bahadurabad, PECHS, PIB Colony, Jamshed Road, Jehangir Road, Nazimabad, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Shah Faisal Town, Landhi, Korangi, Malir, and Scheme 33, among others.
When contacted, a spokesperson for the K-Electric, Karachi’s power supplying company, said they had “received reports of power outage from few areas”.
“Our teams are working to resume power in the city,” the spokesperson added.