450 MW of power lost due to targeting the electric transmission lines in Kirkuk and Diyala

  • 6-05-2020, 13:40
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     Today, Wednesday, the Ministry of Electricity announced that terrorist acts targeting electric transmission lines in the provinces of Diyala and Kirkuk have resulted in the loss of 450 MW from service.

     Ministry spokesman Ahmed Moussa told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The electrical transmission lines in the provinces of Kirkuk and Diyala were targeted with explosive devices and bullets, and with these sabotage actions the northern system was isolated from Al-Wusta and lost 2450 MW within 6 days."

     He added that "the maintenance teams are working to restore the electrical current and build the towers in the company of the military units and the PMO ," noting that "targeting the infrastructure of the power transmission towers warns of great repercussions in the development of the electrical system."