People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP
People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP
Pakistan

Power being restored after most of Pakistan plunged into darkness

  • Pakistan’s energy ministry took to Twitter to urge people to remain calm while authorities worked to restore power
  • The power cut is one of the worst the country has experienced. In 2015, around 80 per cent of the country lost power after a major transmission line broke down

Topic |   Pakistan
People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP
People are silhouetted on vehicle headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo: AP
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