KARACHI - The transmission circuit at KCR Lalazar-2 was tripped at 7:00pm which resulted in total breakdown in the West Section of the City on Saturday. The grid stations of the West areas that have been affected were Elender Road, Queens Road, Old Town, Jacob Line, Korangi West, Defence Clifton, at Gizri, while the power supply was restored 9:00pm, according to the official spokesperson of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC). The Extra High Tension (EHT) transmission line of 132000KV from Hub has been disturbed on the evening of Saturday which affected the whole West Section of the City including the central grid station of KESC Elender Road, which is the main recipient of power from IPPs. The shortfall was ranging from 250MWs to 300MWs which resulted in complete breakdown of power supply, and the affected areas included Clifton block 1,3,5,6,7,9, Punjab Colony, Delhi Colony, Bath Island, Tikari Colony, Neelum Colony, Sheeren Jinnah Colony. The other affected areas were Shershah, Qayyumabad, Defence View Phase 1and 2, Kashmir Colony, Akhtar Colony, Gizri Colony, Naval Colony, P&T Colony, Commercial Avenue, Khyaban-e-Shaheen Phase 4, Zamzama Commercial Lane, Hazara Colony, City Railway Colony, Jang Press Area, II Chundrigar Road, Pak Colony, and many others. The affected areas of Korangi were Sector 41A, 41B, 40C, 41C, 35C/N, Bombay Goth, Norani Basti, Zia Colony, Nasir Colony, Zaman Town, Jumma Khan Goth, Ibraheem Haidry Goth, Behar Colony, and Darussalam Society. He told earlier that KESC had shortfall of 87MWs while the demand was 1,954MWs and supply was 1,867MWs. The power supply to KESC from IPPs was Tapal 113MWs, Wapda 620MWs, Gul Ahmed 127MWs, and DCL 73MWs. However, the Kannup was off-line since Thursday night due to some technical fault.