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Power stations in Banha, Ain Sokhna and Giza shut down

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Operations at the stations were put on hold after they were surrounded by local residents

A number of the country's power stations were shut down on Tuesday after residents surrounded the facilities and demanded jobs for their relatives. (AFP Photo)

A number of the country’s power stations were shut down on Tuesday after residents surrounded the facilities and demanded jobs for their relatives.
(AFP Photo)

A number of the country’s power stations were shut down on Tuesday after residents surrounded the facilities and demanded jobs for their relatives.

Aktham Abu al-Ala, agent and official spokesperson for Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Energy, said that stations in Banha, Ain Sokhna and North Giza had shut down operations for the third day in a row.

Increased attacks on installations by residents over the last few days led workers to lock the station gates to protect the facilities.

The ministry said that attacks would have a negative impact on workers, residents and communities, as the closures would lead to projects dropping behind schedule. This, the ministry said, would force the Ministry to fine the companies responsible for the facilities.


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