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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 110

A major power failure in Sri Lanka

Sunil C. Perera, Reporting from Colombo

Colombo, 15 April, (Asiantribune.com): A major electricity failure occurred around Sri Lanka at 3.10.pm on Sunday. Reason for the power failure is still not known.

However the Ceylon Electricity Board has taken steps to restore the entire network.

Some parts of the country have received electricity and the Board said it will restore the power failure within 45 minutes.

Meanwhile the local Defence authorities said the LTTE fired and damaged a High Voltage Transformer on Bawunri Road, Chenkaladi, on Friday night.

Police investigations reveal that there are 65 bullet marks on the damaged transformer.

- Asian Tribune -

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