Parts of the country including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta plunged into darkness as a high-tension electricity supply line between Quetta and Guddu caused a major electricity breakdown.
Around 7:35 am, 22 Balochistan districts faced a power outage, including Quetta, Islamabad, Lahore, cities in the Multan region, Karachi, and others.
The provision of energy to 117 grid stations in Islamabad has been suspended. The regional control center is in communication with the Islamabad Electric Supply Company.
Customers on Mall Road, Kanal Road, and other districts of Lahore are experiencing power outages. The matter is being investigated, according to officials.
Social media was flooded by users from many cities reporting the electrical outage.
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K-Electric stated that power outages in many Karachi neighborhoods on September 1, 2021, were led on by the breakdown of an extra high tension (EHT) transmission line in Sindh’s Jamshoro district.
According to the Ministry of Energy, lightning damaged the isolator related to the circuits of the 220kV Jamshoro-Tando Mohammad Khan line at the Jamshoro grid station at 4:09 p.m.