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Parts of Tongatapu experience power blackout on Friday

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 01/04/2019

Many parts of Tongatapu experienced a power blackout for severals hours on Friday night March 29th after a truck hit one of the power poles on Taufa’ahau road near the Paini tu’u ua site at Haveluloto.

Seti-taia Chen the CEO of Tonga Power limited said, the accident caused power outage affecting areas along Taufa’ahau road, and areas in the Eastern and Western Districts.

However TPL staff managed to fix the problem and returned all power back to normal on the same night.

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