Women protest against power shortage in Kohat

KOHAT: A number of women staged a demonstration against the unannounced load shedding of electricity here on Thursday.
The demonstrators blocked the Rawalpindi- Kohat road for all types of transportation. They chanted slogans against the WAPDA officials. They said the WAPDA officials have started injustice and cruel load shedding of electricity in the area, adding their life had been made miserable due to unavailability of electricity at the time of Sahar and Iftar. They also said they were facing problems in performing domestic chorus due to power shortage.
They demanded of the government to immediately end the power shortage, otherwise, they would seize the grid station and WAPDA offices. The demonstrators ended the protest and restored road traffic after the assurance by WAPDA officials.
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