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Port city plunges into darkness as Hathazari transformer catches fire

Chittagong district has suffered a sudden one-hour-long power outage as supply in the National Grip was cut off when a transformer at a sub-station caught fire at Hathazari.Officials at the Hathazari 132 kV Grid Sub-Station said the fire started around 8pm on Monday.Chief Engineer of Power Development Board Nazrul Islam could only confirm that the power supply to the grid was cut around 8:20pm leading to blackout across the whole district.

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