Fire in Guddu Thermal trips several units

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KASHMORE: A fire erupted in unit #6 of Guddu Thermal Power House, tripping thirteen more units in the wee hours of Monday, sources said.

Due to the tripping of the units the power supply to Sindh and Balochistan were halted. Fire brigade teams are currently trying to extinguish the fire.

Sources said that electricity supply to various areas was suspended due to rainfall last day. While restoring the power supply fire broke out in unit #6 of Guddu Thermal Power House because of over loading.

Kashmore, Kandhkot, Tangwani, Shikarpur and Jacobabad in Sindh are facing power shortage while in Balochistan the affected areas are Jafferabad, Naseerabad, Jhal Magsi and various other areas.

Courtesy: The News

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