A breakdown in Pakistan’s national power grid plunged the country into darkness on Saturday night, officials said.
“A countrywide blackout has been caused by a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system,” Pakistan’s Power Minister Omar Ayub Khan said on Twitter.
Breaking News !!!!— Daر S سHab (@DaSHab47314499) January 9, 2021
Biggest breakdown of electricity in Pakistan,
At a time Karachi , Lahore , KPK and 28 districts of Balochistan has no electric supply .
Except some districts of Balochistan that get electricity from Iran ,all the country's light went off. pic.twitter.com/lM4k4h3Nek
He said efforts were underway to determine the reasons behind the situation, and asked people across the country to remain calm.
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