Power outages grow, protests erupts accross Country

11:26 PM | 19 Jun, 2015
Power outages grow, protests erupts accross Country
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PESHAWAR/MULTAN/RAWALPINDI/Lahore (Web Desk) - Angered by frequent and unscheduled power outages, citizens took to the streets across Pakistan on the first day of Ramadan.

In Peshawar, Mardan and Swabi enraged people held protests in several areas against long power cuts. Generator system in Lady Reading has also collapsed.

Dozens of protestors stormed a WAPDA office in Multan and damaged pubic property.

A protest demonstration was also held on Shara-e-Pakistan as many areas were faced with extended power outages.

There were also reports of protests in Lahore and Rawalpindi. In Lahore, people set tires on fire and staged a protest at Kahna in Lahore.