Power failure hits Chittagong, 4 other districts

Dhaka, Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Power failure hits Chittagong, 4 other districts

Poriborton Correspondent 6:20 pm, October 11, 2017

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Power failure hits Chittagong, 4 other districts

A massive power failure hits Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban due to a mechanical glitch in Hathazari Power Station in Chittagong. The blackout hit the area at 5:00pm on Wednesday.

Chief of Power Division in Cox's Bazar Engineer Mostafizur Rahman said, "Power supply halted due to a glitch in Hathazari Power Station. As a result a blackout was going on in Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban."

Repair work was going on to resume the power supply in the area, but how long that might take could not be confirmed by this official.

 

/MR/

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