Outages leave Punjab in the dark


Commercial and domestic life was severely impeded when all regions of Punjab experienced between 12 and 20 hours of outages on Tuesday. Industrial hub Sialkot witnessed outages for over 20 hours while Lahore suffered 12 to 16 hours of outages.
Citizens said power returned for a single hour only to be shut for five consecutive hours. Residents of Jhang said they were offered no respite and they could neither sleep nor conduct business during the day. KP outages to increase: Separately, Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) revised load shedding schedule throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in the wake of decline in power generation.