GILGIT, Jan 17 : The people belonging to all walks of life were facing hardships due to longest loadshedding being observed in this far flung part of the region.
The people working in small industrial units including timber factories, were almost paralysed due to power failure.
Meanwhile, Water and Power department of NAs, told APP here on Saturday that water channel of Naltar power station was damaged by boulders that fell from the mountains after heavy rains and snowfall.
The sources said that all‑out efforts were being made to repair the channel. The sources added that water supply to machines would be made possible shortly.
The sources said that after the supply of water, the machines would start generating electricity and the problem of temporary interruption of power supply to Gilgit and adjoining areas would be removed.APP