Power returns to cities in Pakistan day after massive outage

Life in Pakistan’s cities is slowly returning to normal after a major power outage, but rural areas are still without electricity. – AFP pic, January 24, 2023.

POWER had returned to most cities across Pakistan today, a day after a nationwide breakdown left the country of 220 million people without electricity.

The outage started around 7.30am yesterday, a failure linked to a cost-cutting measure as Pakistan grapples with an economic crisis.

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