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Lightening Strike Causes Widespread Power Cuts

Lightening Strike Causes Widespread Power Cuts

February 15
11:22 2019

A large area of Famagusta was left without power early yesterday morning when lightening struck a substation at Geçitkale, leaving 28 villages without power.

North Cyprus News - Fire at Gecitkale Substation (2)
Fire at Geçitkale Substation

Fire crews doused the fire caused by the lightening strike, however, the substation was left badly damaged.

Kib-Tek Call Centre Officer Tuluy Kalyoncu said the damage is very serious. And it is not possible to make a definite statement about when the power supply will resume.

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