KARACHI: Continuing on the trend K-Electric set from the first day of Ramadan, the metropolis yet again plunged into darkness, as power outages occurred in various areas on Wednesday morning as well.
Liaquatabad, North Nazimabad, Nazimabad, North Karachi, New Karachi, experienced an electric breakdown on Wednesday once again, exacerbating public outrage.
In addition, people in Gulistan-e-Johar, Maripur, Kemari, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, University Road and Safoora Goth and surrounding areas also started their fasts in complete darkness as ‘load shedding’ persisted.
According to a K-Electric spokesperson, restoration work is underway to resume power supply disruption due to local faults in the affected localities.
K-Electric stay committed towards providing relief to the public during Sehri and Iftar in Ramadan, he added.
Earlier, consistent major power outages were experienced in various areas of the metropolis, beginning right from the very first time the public sat down to start fasting for the month of Ramadan. While the K-Electric spokesperson stressed that it is not the usual load shedding. “It is wrong to label local faults as ‘load shedding’.”