KHAN GARH - The unscheduled load-shedding in the city has badly affected the routine of the masses especially of traders community whose business have come to a standstill. The duration of power outage has been extended up to 22 hours in the city and rural areas respectively. The Mepco authorities earlier assured that no unscheduled load- shedding would be executed in the area when the traders, lawyers community and civil society took to roads and protested against the load-shedding. Hours of break down was observed, adding to the miseries of people particularly farmers who were already coping with the hot weather conditions prevailing in the area. The masses of the area have appealed the Mepco authorities to announce a proper schedule of the load-shedding.