A new problem has arisen in front of Pakistan. Due to the fault in the high tension line, there is darkness in almost half of Karachi. Even two months back, there was a problem with the supply.
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In Pakistan facing economic crisis, power crisis has arisen in many areas of Karachi. Heavy power cuts have been observed in many areas of the city. The power supply has come to a complete standstill in about 40 percent of the city.
Pakistani media ARY News has reported that the power has tripped after a fault in the high tension (HT) transmission cable. It has been claimed in the report that due to the power supply trip, darkness spread in about half of Karachi. Many grid stations also tripped after a fault in the high tension line.
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According to the report, the areas where power supply has stopped include Numais Chowringhee, Sadar, Defense Housing Authority, Lines Area, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Korangi and Punjab Colony. However, no statement has been issued by the Electric regarding the failure of the power supply. K Electric is a private firm that looks after the work of electricity supply in Karachi.
There was a problem in the national grid in January
This is not the first time that power supply has been affected on a large scale in Pakistan. Earlier in January, due to frequency fluctuations in the Pakistan National Grid, supply was stalled in many areas of Karachi including North Nazimabad, New Karachi, North Karachi, Liaquatabad, Korangi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Old City Area, Landhi and many other colonies. Was.
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Significantly, Pakistan is going through its worst phase since independence. After the decline in foreign exchange reserves, inflation in the country has reached its peak. The price of petrol and diesel in the country has crossed Rs 250.
People are tired of the fierce inflation in the country
At the same time, the price of one liter of milk has reached above 200 rupees. The crisis has also deepened regarding food items in Pakistan. Everyday things including flour, pulses, onions have become expensive. Due to inflation, the people of the whole country have become helpless. The burden of foreign debt is increasing day by day.