A technical fault at the Tarbela power plant early Wednesday resulted in the breakdown of electricity in most of Punjab,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and The Capital City Islamabad.
According to details, the breakdown occurred owing to tripping of Muzaffargarh-Guddu main transmission line.
the federal capital Islamabad was also left without electricity as the Supreme Court, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and other government offices had to go about their business without power.
Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rawalpindi, Jhang, Attock and other parts of Punjab were hit hard by the power breakdown in the sweltering summer.
Whereas, Peshawar, Swat, Kohat, Bannu, DI Khan and Lakki Marwat were among the areas of Khyber Pkhtunkhwa that suffered from the blackout.
A spokesperson for the power division said a technical fault in the transmission line forced the breakdown and work to remove the fault and restore supply of electricity at the earliest is underway.