May 27, 2024

Pakistan hit by nationwide blackout

Elctricity shut down for unknown reasons. Save your batteries. Use less resources as there is no idea how long this can go.

#Blackout

 

A technical fault has caused what appears to be a nationwide blackout, officials and residents say. It was not immediately known how long it may last.

 

The incident began at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday when power failures were reported in all major cities, including Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, and Rawalpindi. It appeared to be nationwide.

 

“[The National Transmission & Despatch Company] system tripped. It will take sometime before everything gets back to normal,” Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat said.

Multan complete blackout!!..

 

2021 game going strong

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Complete #blackout in whole Pakistan, no #electricity anywhere https://t.co/gQSacBnnLq.

#blackout

 

Imran khan delayed the visit to hazara mourners for a reason . #blackout https://t.co/R9jvg1kyCZ

 

BREAKING NEWS:

 

COUNTRY WIDE ELECTRICITY BREAK IN ALL MAJOR CITIES OF PAKISTAN. Karachi , Lahore , Islamabad all off.

 

#blackout https://t.co/93iDPEtccW

 

UPDATE 1: 80% areas of the country are affected by the outage.

 

UPDATE 2: The electricity has gone out nationwide due to Baloch separatists attacks on transmission lines of the national grid. More details to follow. [Various news outlets]

 

From Twitter

 

https://twitter.com/shaheryar_habib/status/1347991332258775042?s=19

https://twitter.com/aiman__waqar/status/1347991319298404352?s=19

 

https://twitter.com/AdeelSiyal02/status/1347992679565692928?s=19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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