16 septembrie 2019

Afghans spend hours in dark amid power pylon sabotage by militants


Afghan households and businesses in about a third of the war-ravaged country have been hit by blackouts in the wake of explosions carried out by militants that have destroyed pylons in the northern province of Baghlan, the main power utility says.The utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), said on Monday that three pylons carrying 220 KW of electricity imported from neighboring Uzbekistan had been destroyed in the region over the weekend.The power cut affected 11 of the 34 Afghan [...]