| GEO Pakistan|
| Prolong power cut grips parts of Balochistan|
| Updated at: 1116 PST, Monday, August 24, 2009|
QUETTA: The prolonged power outage started at Sehri still continues in Balochistan as supply of electricity remained suspended in 16 districts.
KESCO sources told Geo News that 220 KV circuit of transmission line, coming from Sibbi, met technical fault, leading to cut of 300 megawatt supply to province.
Sources said power supply has been restored in Quetta, Zhob, Pesheen, Qila Saiullah, Loralai, Kohlu, Barkhan, Naseerabad,Jaffarabad, Sunny Shoran, Sibbi, Bhag and Makran division from Habibullah coastal power plant. Teams have been sent to Sibbi to remove technical fault. KESCO sources said province is facing shortfall of 450 megawatt.