KARACHI: Large swathes of the metropolis plunged into darkness as power supply was suspended owing to tripping of transmission lines, ARY News reported. 

According to details, the areas of the city that witnessed power blackout included Tariq Road, Gurumandar, PECHS, Jamshed Road, Soldier Bazaar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Lines Area, Saddar, Bahadurabad, Clifton, Korangi, Malir, Shadman Town and Lyari.

A spokesperson of K-Electric said power supply was suspended in some areas owing to tripping.

Efforts are underway to restore electricity to the affected areas as soon as possible, he added.

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Various parts of the city have been intermittently witnessing light rain with overcast sky since last night.

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