Long power shutdown perturbs life across country

17 May, 2016 6:23 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Citizens are facing numerous problems due to an increase the shutdown duration across the country.

With an increase in temperature, up to six-hour shutdown is being observed in cities. On the other hand, eight-hour power shutdown is being observed I n rural areas.

Officials told 92 News that the demand had increased to 19,500 MW, while the supply was 16,000MW.

Owing to long shutdown, people are facing an acute shortage of drinking water. Long shutdown has brought business activities to a standstill.

Meanwhile, citizens blocked roads in protest against long power shutdown in different areas of the city.

A severe traffic mess was observed due to the protest at Naiti Jaity Bridge. A female protester fainted due during the protest.

A big power breakdown was witnessed in Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital.

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