Pakistan power cut: Major cities without electricity after grid breakdown

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Metro stations in Lahore were closed by the power cutPakistan suffered a huge power cut early on Monday following a breakdown in its national grid, leaving millions of people without electricity. Power minister Khurrum Dastagir said the grid failure followed a "frequency variation" in southern Pakistan. Pakistan often suffers from power cuts, which are blamed on mismanagement and a lack of investment in infrastructure. Rapid transit trains in Lahore - the driverless Orange Line metro - were suspended because of the power cut, transport officials told the BBC. Story continuesBusinesses, industries and homes often have their own generators which kick in when the electricity is cut.
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