Roads Blocked as Power Plants Disconnection Plunges Lebanon into Darknessإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Most of Lebanon plunged into darkness on Monday after the Zahrani, Deir Amar and Zouk power plants disconnected from the distribution network, causing power outages across the country.
LBC television said “power generation units have disconnected from the distribution network for unidentified reasons and efforts are underway to reconnect them.”
Residents across Lebanon have been recently blocking roads to protest lengthy power cuts.
Protesters blocked on Monday the Tripoli-Beirut and Beirut-South highways to protest the blackouts.
Residents also blocked a road connecting Tripoli to Zgharta and roads in Barja, Koura, Jiyyeh, Khaldeh and the Beirut neighborhood of Msaytbeh.