KARACHI - City Blackout as Line Trips

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Blackout in Karachi as Jamshoro-Hub line trips

(Updated at 1400 PST)

June 29,2000

KARACHI: Karachi Electricity Supply Corporation (KESC) restored sixty per cent power supply to the city following tripping of 500 KV Jamshoro-Hub transmission line early on Thursday morning.

A spokesman of the KESC said that at 0540 hrs the Jamshoro-Hub transmission line tripped due to which, power supply to the whole of the city was disrupted. This tripping further caused all the other generating units including Bin Qasim, KPT and IPPs to trip.


-- (Dee360Degree@aol.com), June 29, 2000

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