Afghanistan: Kabul in the dark after an explosion on an electricity pylon

Explosion destroys high-voltage line pylon supplying Afghan capital

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Kabul sank into darkness on Thursday night after an explosion destroyed a high-voltage line pylon powering the Afghan capital, the national electricity company said.

The official announcement

"An explosion destroyed an electricity pylon in the Kuala Murad Beg area of ​​Kabul and cut off a 220 kV power transmission line, cutting off power to Kabul and some areas," the company said in a statement.