BISHKEK. Jan 25 (Interfax) - An interstate commission will look into the causes of the power outage in Central Asia, Kyrgyz Energy Minister Doskul Bekmurzayev said on Tuesday.
"This is a force majeure situation. An interstate commission will look into the causes of the blackout, it will hold an inquiry," Bekmurzayev said.
A power outage hit Kyrgyzstan at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The Energy Ministry said power supply to the entire Kyrgyz territory was cut by a failure of the unified power grid of Central Asia. The Kyrgyz authorities began gradual resumption of power supply bypassing the unified power grid of Central Asia.
According to the Kyrgyz Energy Ministry, power supply resumed across most of Kyrgyzstan by 2:30 p.m.
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