Power crisis hits Karachi

  • Posted at: 17 May, 2017, in Pakistan

KARACHI: Power supply in many parts of Karachi was suspended on Tuesday after a technical fault hit the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) grid near Hub.KE is in contact with NTDC & teams are working for early restoration. β€” KE (@KElectricPk) In a statement here, Karachi power firm KE said that it was in contact with the NTDC and teams were working for early restoration of power supply in the city.It said supply has been affected due to technical fault at NTDC grid near Hub.β€œTo minimize current situation, load-shedding is being conducted to minimize inconvenience,” added the company.According to sources, Karachi is facing a shortfall of 650 megawatts, resulting in prolonged power outages.The affected areas by the power breakdown include Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulistan-e-Johar, Khokrapar, Shah Faisal, Model Colony and Malir. – SAMAA