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Electricity suspended as three units of Guddu power plant trip

Electricity suspended as three units of Guddu power plant trip
Guddu: Various areas in Sindh and Balochistan faced power outages on Friday as 3 major units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped owing to dense fog.

According to details, 870 megawatts electricity has been suspended to national grid that resulted in electricity breakdown in different areas of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan.

K-Electric spokesman said that 80 percent of Karachi is facing power outage due to the tripping of Guddu power plant, however, the electricity will soon be restored.

The most affected areas were of Defence, Clifton, Landhi, Korangi, Baldia Town, Liaquatabad, Malir, Shah Faisal, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulsitan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Maymar, North Karachi and New Karachi.

All the industrial sites of Karachi were badly affected by the power outage. Along with Karachi, other cities of Sindh also witnessed disruptions.

It is one of the oldest power plants in the country, and has three large transmission lines that feed its output to Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.