Rawalpindi - The cantt and city residents are facing severe problem of low gas pressure .

Talking to this agency, the city residents told that earlier the gas pressure fell to zero which increased their problems as they were unable to cook food. There were long queues on Tandoors as there was no source to bake bread at home.

They said Sui Northern Gas Private Limited (SNGPL) regional office resolved the issue last year but now after recent rainfalls the gas pressure declined.

The residents of Peoples Colony, Miran Baksh, Faisal Colony, Dheri Hassanabad, Dhoke Syedan, Sadiqabad, Dhamial, Lakhhan, Adiayala road, Dhoke Jumma, Banni, Waris Khan, Raja Bazaar and others said the SNGPL was not paying heed towards the issue therefore, they were deciding to hold a protest if the it was not resolved timely.

On contact the officials of SNGPL said the gas pressure fell due to sharp increase in the demand of gas by consumers whereas the authority was working to overcome the issue.