Pakistan says power grid restored after second major breakdown in months

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By Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam and Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s energy ministry said on Tuesday it had restored its national power grid nearly 24 hours after a breakdown triggered the worst outage in months, highlighting the frailty of the aid-dependant nation’s infrastructure. All 1,112 grid stations were back online, a senior government official told Reuters, adding that electricity would be fully restored across the country once power generation units were back up. The official declined to be named as they were not authorised to speak to the media. The outage, which began on Mo…

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