At least 25 children in Islamabad were taken to a nearby hospital after they fainted due to intense heat on Wednesday. 

As per reports, students of a school in Islamabad’s Bara Kahu area suffered due to the scorching heat and power outage. The nose of the students started bleeding after which their teachers poured water over their heads and took them to a nearby health facility for first aid. 

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After the incident, 200 school children were allowed to go home from the Federal Government School due to loadsheding.


Meanwhile, the Ministry of Energy took to Twitter and announced that the power shortfall has increased to 1,500 Mega Watt (MW) and the citizens are requested to use the electricity sensibly.