With a rise in the mercury level, several localities in Lahore witnessed worst kind of unscheduled loadshedding on Monday night and remained under darkness for many hours.
The areas which were affected by more than seven hours of power shutdown included Ichra, Canal Road, Amir Town, Fathegarh, Salamatpura and adjoining areas.
Angry residents staged protest in many localities and blocked roads. The protesters also chanted slogans against the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO). The protesters were of the view that continuous power shutdown is badly affecting business and daily life of the people.