Power failure in Sri Lanka for 2 hours

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 04:26 GMT]
Most parts of the country plunged into darkness Monday evening from 6:00 p.m till 8:00 p.m in the night due to the breakdown of the electricity supply. The General Manager of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said he did not know the reason for the blackout. However he has ordered an inquiry into the power failure, media sources said.

Tension prevailed in several areas due to the power failure. Theatres were shut down. Shops were closed, media sources said.

 

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