KARACHI: Due to suspension of electricity supply at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Karachi for two hours, 30 operations were delayed in the main operating theater, Geo News reported Friday.
According to sources, the patients were severely disturbed as the electricity of the hospital was suspended at 8 am. The standby generator of the hospital was also not functioning that deferred at least 30 operations.
Joint Deputy Director JPMC, Dr Seemi Jamali told that the supply was resumed after two hours but the reason of the outage was unknown.
The sources from Karachi Electric Supply Compnay (KESC) told that the HT feeder connecting the hospital was tripped due to which the supply was interrupted. However, it was restored on priority basis through the standby operations team after two hours.