Lahore grapples with unscheduled load shedding

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Frequent tripping and unscheduled power outages have once again gripped the provincial capital making the routine live miserable for the citizens in hot and humid August. Citizens are complaining about prolonged power outages in almost all areas of the city. Muhammad Usman, a resident of Township, said nearly six hours power load-shedding was being observed in his neighbourhood besides frequent power tripping. He highlighted that the Lahore Electricity Supply Company (LESCO) has started unscheduled load-shedding in the past few days. Almost all young children and infants in our house have to spend their night awake due to frequent power tripping,” he highlighted.