Nationwide power blackout hits Syria
Syria’s electricity network across the whole of the country was down for unknown reasons
Syria’s electricity network across the whole of the country was down for unknown reasons, Syrian state media said on Thursday.
“The electricity network has been cut in all governorates,” state news agency SANA said, reporting a source in the Ministry for Electricity.
“Attempts to find out the cause of the outage have begun.”
A Reuters witness confirmed that electricity had been cut in Damascus.
State media also reported that Internet services were partially disrupted.
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