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Venezuelan power grid comes under terrorist attack

Venezuelan power grid comes under terrorist attack

Venezuelan power grid comes under terrorist attack

Caracas, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) The government of Venezuela denounced a terrorist attack against the national power grid, particularly the Simon Bolivar hydroelectric power plant, at the Guri dam, state of Bolivar.

The Vice President of Public Works and Services and Minister of Electric Power, Nestor Reverol, told Venezolana de Televisión the National Electricity Corporation (CorpoElec) is working on recovering power generation and distribution.

Reverol assured that the experience of workers and technicians will help to recover soon the power grid in as little time as possible, and called on the population to support the works with conscience and peace.

“Venezuela denounces a new attack on the national power grid. The CorpoElec workers are toiling to recover this service vital to our people. (…)” Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez tweeted.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Peace, Remigio Ceballos, said that the security bodies are on permanent alert and are patrolling and gathering intel in order to guarantee the protection, defense of and service to the people of Venezuela.

A series of physical, electromagnetic and cybernetic attacks against the Guri power station between March and April 2019 left practically the 23 states and the capital district without power for several days, with severe damages to the drinking water supply, transportation and communications.


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