Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:47 GMT

Lesco office in Pakistan stormed over loadshedding

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Protest against the unscheduled massive loadshedding took a violent turn on Wednesday when the angry mob stormed Lahore Electricity Supply Company (Lesco) office here.Hundreds people of Batapur neighbourhood of Lahore marched towards the Lesco office and attacked it.

During the ransacking office record and other valuables were damaged while some were completely destroyed.

A heavy contingent of police was rushed to the scene who took positions in and around the Lesco office to stop the mob from further violence.

The Lesco office employees offered resistance initially but later fled the scene when they saw the highly charged protesters.

The mob later moved to the GT Road and blocked the main highway for several hours.

The protesters said they were suffering because of the long hours of loadshedding in Batapur during Sehar and Iftar is creating severe problems for the people. — Online For more news from Khaleej Times follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at khaleejtimes Follow khaleejtimes -->

Lesco office in Pakistan stormed over loadshedding

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