The Taliban militants destroyed three power pylons in Baghlan province, cutting electricity supply to several provinces including Kabul.

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat, the State-run power company said in a statement that the militants destroyed the power pylons in in Balak Mirzad Hasan Tal Village of Baghlan.

The statement further added that the militants detonated improvised explosive devices near the power pylons, cutting electricity supply to Kabul and several other provinces in the South and South-east.

The power company also added that the militants had earlier destroyed power pylons in Dand-e Shahabuddin of Baghlan and Buz Kandahari of Kunduz province.

Meanwhile, the company stated that the technical staff are busy reconnecting the power transmission lines.

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