KARACHI: The power supply company of Karachi, K-Electric, has apologised to the citizens of the megacity after an increase in the duration of load-shedding.
According to the reports, the load-shedding is happening in Karachi even during Sehri and Iftari timings, leaving the citizens irked.
In some areas, the duration of the power outage is between 8 to 15 hours.
The areas suffering the most from the uninterrupted power supply are Lyari, Korangi, New Karachi, Kharadar, Orangi, North Karachi, Golimar, Railway Colony, and others.
It has been reported that load-shedding is happening even in the areas which are exempted from it.
K-Electric spokesperson cited the shortage of supply as the main reason behind extended hours of load-shedding. He said the company is facing a shortfall of 300MW supplied from the national grid.