Kabul in Blackout After Armed Clashes Damage Power Lines, Energy Company Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Kabul and different areas of Afghanistan are experiencing a blackout after armed hostilities broken energy strains in the northeastern province of Baghlan, power firm DABS mentioned on Tuesday.

“Today, a power line in the area of Kiligai in the Baghlan Province was damaged due to hostilities. As a result, the electricity was turned off in Kabul and several other areas located along the power supply lines,” the corporate wrote on Facebook.

The firm is fixing technical points to renew the availability.

Violence in Afghanistan has been on the rise as overseas troops withdraw from the nation. The Taliban (a terrorist group, banned in Russia) have captured giant rural territories and launched an offensive on cities.

The UN help mission in the nation mentioned on Monday that the variety of Afghans killed or injured in the primary half of the 12 months has hit a report 5,183, with a very sharp rise recorded in May.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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