Power supply and Mobile services suspended in many districts of Balochistan
By: NEWS DESK
Balochistan, the country`s area-wise largest province of Pakistan, is faced with an electricity crisis in these flash floods. A power supply of 220kV has been stopped from Uch-Sibi transmission line to the province on Thursday afternoon, the Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) spokesperson said.
Due to the suspension of 220kV from the Sibbi grid station, the power supply to Quetta, Mastung, Nushki, Chaghi, Dalbandin, Kharan, Pishin and Chaman grid stations are effected, the QESCO spokesman told Quetta Voice.
Power supply to Khuzdar, Wadh, Kalat, Mangochar, Sorab grid stations has also been suspended due to the collapse of a tower of Khuzdar transmission line in Rato-dero area of Sindh, he added.
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Moreover, Mobile networks and internet services have been suspended in most areas of the province due to poor weather and power shortage.