A Pakistani electricity department official said that multiple outages from different parts of the city were reported.

A Pakistani electricity department official said that multiple outages from different parts of the city were reported.

A major power breakdown hit several cities in Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Quetta among others around 7:30 am on Monday due to a fault in transmission lines, reports said.

According to Geo News, "All the transmission lines supplying electricity to Balochistan have tripped."

According to Geo News, "All the transmission lines supplying electricity to Balochistan have tripped."

Reports further said that almost 90 per cent of Karachi is without power at the moment.

Reports further said that almost 90 per cent of Karachi is without power at the moment.

Meanwhile, Pakistani authorities are working to resume the electricity supply.

Meanwhile, Pakistani authorities are working to resume the electricity supply.

Pakistan lacks resources to run its oil and gas powered plants and the sector is heavily in debt,

Pakistan lacks resources to run its oil and gas powered plants and the sector is heavily in debt,

And inadequate investment in infrastructure and power lines has resulted in the National Grid suffering frequent breakdowns.

Already struggling with political and economic crises, a cash-strapped Pakistan woke up on Monday with a major power outage across multiple cities due to a fault in transmission lines.