Throughout Syria there was a power cut


Throughout Syria there was a power cut, according to the state SANA edition citing a source in the Ministry of power industry of the country.

“Electric networks have blacked out in all provinces,” — said the Agency interlocutor. The source noted that the cause of the incident is unknown.

The experts began work to determine the causes, the source added.

The Associated Press notes that the irregular supply of electricity throughout the territory of Syria are rare, but often occur in some provinces. The cause of the previous blackawton authorities called the attack the rebels on the electrical network, the newspaper notes.

The Reuters source also confirmed the outage in Damascus. According to the Agency, fails and Internet connections in some parts of the country.

In 2011, in Syria the unrest began against Bashar Assad, which later escalated into clashes with police, military intervention and civil war. According to the UN, over the years the Syrian conflict has killed more than 250 thousand people.

Currently in Syria there is a truce, an agreement which was reached by Moscow and Washington. It entered into force on February 27, 2016 and implies that military action will continue only in respect of the groups “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (both banned in Russia) and other terrorist organizations identified by the UN security Council.