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Major cities in Pakistan hit by power outage

world Updated: Feb 25, 2013 01:32 IST

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Major cities across Pakistan, including capital Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi, were hit by a power outage on Sunday night.

Many areas in these cities plunged into darkness due to the outage at about 11:30 pm.

There was no official word on the development. However, reports suggested the outage was caused by a problem in the National Power Grid.

The blackout affected cities and towns in all four provinces including Hyderabad in Sindh, Quetta in Balochistan and Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.