Gas pipeline explosion leaves Damascus powerless

Gas pipeline explosion leaves Damascus powerless

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Damascus has been left without power after a gas line south of the city was blown up by rebel fighters, Syrian Ministry of Electricity confirmed. The ministry added that armed groups had been targeting gas line south of the capital, calling it a “sabotage by armed groups” on its Facebook page. Authorities are doing their best to restart the power supply to the city. The sabotage occurred on the pipeline feeding the Tishreen thermal power plant, a police source told Sputnik.

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