KARACHI: On the first day of Ramzan, major cities in Pakistan plunged into darkness due to load shedding during Sehri.
Earlier, Water and Power Minister, Khawaja Asif said on Thursday that no load shedding would take place during Sehri and Iftar hours so that citizens can observe the month of Ramzan with true religious fervor.
K-Electric reverberated the claim stating that there will be no load shedding during Sehri and Iftar time.
Despite that people at several areas of Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and others cities had to face load shedding at Iftar.
The most affected areas of Karachi were Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Federal B. Area, Sakhi, Hasan, Shah Faisal Colony, Jail Road and Malir.