The residents of Mauripur continue to protest on Mauripur Road since yesterday (Monday). Traffic from the ICI bridge to the Lyari Expressway remained suspended.
KARACHI: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-June 28th, 2022) The citizens took to the streets again against hours long load-shedding in Karachi on Tuesday.
According to the sources, the country’s supply is 22,500 megawatts while the demand is 28,000 megawatts, leaving a shortfall of 5,500 megawatts — this has led to several hours of power outages.
The load-shedding time went up to 18 hours in a day in Karachi’s Gadap Town. Shah Faisal Colony, Malir, Surjani Town, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, areas around Jahangir Road, Sultanabad and Kala Pul, among some other areas also witnessed power outages of 14 hours or more.
A K-Electric spokesperson said that the power supply company initiated an operation in several parts of the city, and as a result, more than 1,397 kilogrammes of kunda wires have been cut off in Liaquatabad, Nazimabad, Garden, Bahadurabad, Tipu Sultan, and Saddar.