Afghan capital hit by blackout as 2 power pylons damaged

Afghanistan's capital city Kabul was hit by blackout as two power pylons were destroyed in explosion on Friday, the country's Breshna Sherkat, the national power company, confirmed.

The incident took place at 4:45 a.m. local time Friday in Kalakan district, some 30 kilometers outside Kabul city, the company said, adding that another power pylon was partially damaged in the attack.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack on power pylons.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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