MITHI: At least four people lost their lives as temperatures soared in the country. The dead included three children, Aaj News reported.
Two people died at Mithi Civil Hospital including a child. Two more children died at a private hospital at Mithi. This enraged citizens and they blocked Kashmir Road.
Urban areas of Sindh have been facing 12 to 14 hours of load shedding. Officials claim that this is because of the increase in demand for electricity.
Meanwhile, protests emerged all over the province. At a protest in Hyderabad, a JESCO office was attacked.
Diplo,Mithi,Islamkot, Nagarparkar, Chachar and Kloi have been deprived of electricity for 22 hours. Citizens blocked Mithi naka and Kashmir chowk. Enraged citizens burned down the record storage at the JESCO subdivision office.
In Sindh, load shedding duration for urban areas reaches from 12 to 14 hour whereas in rural areas the trend touches 22 hours of load shedding.