QUETTA: Supply of electricity to seven districts including Quetta was stopped due to a technical fault in the 220-KV Ooch-Sibbi-Quetta transmission line on Thursday.
Seven districts of provincial capital Quetta and six other districts of Balochistan, including Mastung, Chaghi, Noshki, Masheen, Sibbi and Qila Abdullah were indulge in to darkness as the electricity supply was stopped and people of the area were suffering.
According to Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) spokesperson, the technical fault in transmission line plunged the provincial capital Quetta and six other districts into darkness.
The QESCO spokesperson further said that repair work was underway and the power supply will be restored soon. He also informed that the provincial capital was being provided electricity from alternative sources.