Karachi (Staff Reporter) Electric was carrying out load shedding to meet the 500 MW (MW) power shortfall. Geo News The announcement was made on Thursday, citing sources from the only company supplying electricity to Pakistan’s economic hub.
As infamous load shedding continues in Karachi, K Electric sources said that while the city is getting 800 MW and 400 MW power from the national grid and all other sources, it still needs 1,700 MW. Not enough to meet.
Sources further said that the shortfall of 500 MW is being met through load shedding.
Reports of load shedding from Karachi indicate that there has been no power for more than seven hours in different areas including Malir, Gharibabad, Moinabad, Jaffar Tayyar Society, Mehran Goth, Kathur and Liaquat Market.
In addition, Korangi, Landhi, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Liaqatabad, FC Area, Orangi Town, Baldia Town, Banaras Town, Kemari, Gadap, Saeedabad, Manzoor Colony and Old City area were without power for three to six hours.
‘Unannounced or unannounced load shedding’
Electric, on the other hand, denied the example of load shedding anywhere in Karachi, despite a dozen neighborhoods facing power outages for the past six hours.
“There is no unannounced or unannounced load shedding in Karachi,” a K Electric spokesman said in a statement.
The spokesman added that the power had been cut off only for maintenance work, adding that text messages were sent to registered users before the repairs.