Unscheduled loadshedding irks residents

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Islamabad—The residents of sector G-8 and Iqbal Town have been facing the long hours of unscheduled loadshedding.
Besides Sector G-8, some other residential sectors of the federal capital and few localities of Rawalpindi have also been hit hard by this situation.
Rehman Khalid, a resident of Sector Iqbal Town said “We were experiencing unprecedented loadshedding of more than 10 hours daily in the latenight around 1300 hrs for about two to three hours. He said my children were spending several sleepless nights owing to loadshedding especially at the midnight.
The rural areas of the federal apital including Ghauri Town Phase-I, II and adjacent areas were also facing long hours of unscheduled loadshedding.
Zahra Nasir a housewife of sector G-8 said, “This was very tough for me to make ready my children for school without electricity and this situation effects my daily routine.”
When contacted an official of Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) informed that main reason of shutdown of electricity was repair and maintenance work and for the betterment for upcoming season.
He said if any area was facing unscheduled loadshedding, citizens should immediately register their complaint to the respective area SDO.—APP