Peshawar needs alternative power supply line

As militants disrupt power supply to nearly seventy per cent population of the provincial capital, power authorities remain clueless about how to ensure an alternative power supply system to the metropolitan.

Mighty towers on Sheikh Mohammadi transmission line, which bring electricity from Tarbela Power House to the 2.3 million consumers of the NWFP, are at risk most of the time owing to growing subversive activities, virtually turning it into another Sui.