Lahore (August 02, 2018): Almost half of Lahore on Wednesday evening plunged into darkness after more than 50 feeders tripped.
Areas affected included Bund Road, Shadman, Township, Johar Town, Sabzazar, Green Town, Multan Road and others. Sources said that steps for resumption for electricity are underway.A similar power breakdown in May deprived most of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) of electricity.
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Power supply to several cities, including Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Swat, Multan, Bahawalpur and Muzaffargarh, were suspended for several hours. The breakdown resulted from tripping of Guddu-Muzaffargarh power line, which led to faults at Tarbela and Guddu power stations, as well as other power plants.