A lot of Pakistan, including main cities, Authorities said they were left in the dark on Sunday due to a blackout.
Energy Minister Omar Ayoub Khan said on Twitter that the blackout was due to a malfunction recorded on Saturday at 11:41 pm (6:41 pm GMT) in the south of the country, explaining that Depends on the first available items.
“The ruling affected the transportation system in the country (…), which caused the power stations to close,” he explains.
Blackouts The country’s major cities were plunged into darkness, Including the capital, Islamabad, its economic center, Karachi, and the second largest city, Lahore.
electric current It has been re-established in some areas and those in charge of service are trying to do so in the remaining areas. The Department of Energy reported.
Netblocks, an NGO that monitors internet outages, claimed that the connection is in PakistanCollapse“Because of the power outages until I reach 62% of normal levels According to his Twitter account.
The Power outages are frequent in PakistanWhich has been facing a chronic energy crisis for years, and its distribution system is complex and outdated.
Many around 210 million people without electricity For hours every day, the phenomenon is exacerbated in the northern summer due to the heat.
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