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Kabul Hit by Blackouts After Power Pylons Destroyed

Households and businesses in Afghanistan’s capital have been hit by blackouts after electricity pylons in the north of the city were blown up early on Friday morning, the main power utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), said.

DABS said the incident happened in Mirzakhil village in Kalakan district of Kabul at around 4:45 am on Friday in which two power pylons that transmit imported 220 kilovolts of power from Uzbekistan to Kabul were destroyed and a third pylon was partly damaged.

DABS said that bomb has been placed near another power pylon in the area, but a team from the Afghan army is in the area to defuse the bomb.

The company said that its workers will be sent to the area once the area is safe.

Kabul Hit by Blackouts After Power Pylons Destroyed

The incident happened in Kalakan district in Kabul early on Friday morning, DABS said.

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Households and businesses in Afghanistan’s capital have been hit by blackouts after electricity pylons in the north of the city were blown up early on Friday morning, the main power utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), said.

DABS said the incident happened in Mirzakhil village in Kalakan district of Kabul at around 4:45 am on Friday in which two power pylons that transmit imported 220 kilovolts of power from Uzbekistan to Kabul were destroyed and a third pylon was partly damaged.

DABS said that bomb has been placed near another power pylon in the area, but a team from the Afghan army is in the area to defuse the bomb.

The company said that its workers will be sent to the area once the area is safe.

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