Electricity blackouts hit residents, households, businesses in Kabul after two electrical pylons were damaged by a bomb in the northern part of Kabul city.

The pylons were blown at around 4:45 am on early Friday morning in Mirzakhel village of Kalakan district in Kabul province, According to Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) country’s power distributor firm.

DABS told media outlets that the damaged pylons used to import 220 Kilovolts of imported power from Uzbekistan to Kabul.

According to DABS, a third pylon was partially damaged and the military’s efforts are underway to defuse another bomb close to a pylon.

DABS will soon send engineers and workers to the site once the area is announced safe for the work to continue.

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