Egypt cripples Rafah, disconnecting power lines

Egypt on Friday morning disconnected electricity lines to the southern Gaza strip, crippling the already besieged region

Egypt cripples Rafah, disconnecting power lines

World Bulletin / News Desk

Egypt on Friday morning disconnected two power transmission lines that have been providging electricity to the southern Gaza Strip, Public Relations Director of Gaza’s electricity company Mohammed Thabet has said in a report in Middle East Monitor.

In a telephone interview with Sawa news site on Thursday evening, Thabet said the Egyptian authorities had informed the company the disconnection was in relation to maintenance and would be cut until further notice. Rafah is currently experiencing flooding, and have been experiences shortages of cooking gas.

Last Mod: 30 Ocak 2016, 17:51
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