Man arrested for storming power station south of Zawiya and threatening staff

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Man arrested for storming power station south of Zawiya and threatening staff

August 26, 2019 - 13:15
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The security services were called to a power station in Beir Hawissa area, south of Zawiya city, after a man threatened the workers there, and attempted to shut down the station by force, the General Electricity Company of Libya confirmed Sunday.

An official of the GECOL explained that the man opened fire inside the station and hit a power transformer, causing oil leakage and bringing down the power lines linked to the station.

The incident knocked out power to the whole area of Beir Hawissa.

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