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Armed attacks damage powers stations in Iraq

By Jay Gory, thecheers.org    2008-03-27 04:34:37    

Baghdad, Mar 27, (VOI) - An official source in the Electricity Ministry said that most power stations stopped functioning because of direct armed attacks in central and southern Iraq in the last two days.
Baghdad, Mar 27, (VOI) - An official source in the Electricity Ministry said that most power stations stopped functioning because of direct armed attacks in central and southern Iraq in the last two days.

“Most power plants and energy lines were attacked in the last two days by mortar shells and machine guns,” the source, who asked for anonymity, told Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI).

“The attacks damaged several stations and suspended the work there,” he added.
“The Ministry, through the operations room headed by Oil Minister Karim Wahid, continues its work to have the power restored,” he also said.

Baghdad has been suffering under a blackout since yesterday, which disturbed the daily life of citizens.

Jay Gory, The Cheers News

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