Electricity Restored to Some Damascus Neighborhoods after Terrorist Attack on High Voltage Tower
Dec 22, 2012
DAMASCUS, (SANA) – Minister of Electricity, Imad Khamis, stressed that the maintenance workshops repaired all outages and damage caused by the terrorist groups’ attack on the high-voltage tower which feeds al-Fursan power transmission plant in al-Mu’adamiyeh area in Damascus Countryside.
Inspecting the situation at al-Fursan plant, Khamis pointed out that the plant was put into service again, which helped restore electricity to the areas affected by the electricity outage in Damascus city.
On December 10th, an armed terrorist group attacked the Electric Power Transmission Plant ‘Qaboun 2’ in al-Qaboun neighborhood in Damascus.
Aleppo Governor: Continuous Work to Restore Electricity, Water to all of Aleppo
Governor of Aleppo Mohammad Waheed Aqqad on Saturday stressed that authorities are sparing no effort to restore electricity and water to all the areas in Aleppo city as soon as possible.
In a statement to SANA, Aqqad added that the attacks of armed terrorist groups on electricity cables and pylons resulted in cutting the power of the water pumping stations.
He said that Aleppo’s City Council and the Civil Defense Department are providing water to neighborhoods through tankers until the problem is solved.
Electricity Restored to Number of Aleppo’s neighborhoods
The electricity was restored to several neighborhoods in Alppo city after maintenance workshops fixed the damages caused by the armed terrorist groups to the power cables.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that the priority currently is to provide power to water pumps and hospitals.
H. Said/ M. Nassr