PROTEST ERUPTS AS KARACHI RESIDENTS SUFFER UNANNOUNCED POWER OUTAGES AMID HEATWAVE

KARACHI: As Karachi swelters under intense heat, residents face an added burden of unannounced power outages that lead to several protests in the city. From Friday through Monday night, neighbourhoods including Shaheen Complex, Punjab Chowrangi, Liaquatabad, Nazimabad, Orangi Town, and Abu al-Hasan Isfahani Road endured frequent load-shedding. Frustrated citizens took to the streets, burning tyres … Read more

Blockade of major routes in Karachi reported

KARACHI: Main routes in Karachi were obstructed for several hours on Wednesday morning because of a protest by attorneys, resulting in major traffic disruptions, Express News reported. The impacted regions encompassed Sharea Faisal, Qayyumabad Road, National Highway, Korangi Road, Sunset Boulevard, Gizri Road, among others. Containers were utilized to barricade the lanes, causing long lines … Read more