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Pakistan: Karachi plunges into darkness after massive power breakdown

Dec 21, 2014    

Islamabad: Pakistan's port city of Karachi was hit by a major electricity breakdown Sunday.Electricity transmission from the national grid to Karachi was abruptly suspended, causing a power shutdown in the city's Nazimabad, Defence, Sharea Faisal, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Nursery, Shah Faisal, New Karachi, Clifton, Landhi, Korangi and other areas, Dawn reported.The breakdown was caused by a technical fault in one of the high voltage transmission lines supplying electricity to Karachi from the national grid, an electricity company's spokesperson said.The 500kv transmission line tripped due to humidity ...

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