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Transformer explosion causes major blackout in S. Sulawesi

  • Andi Hajramurni

    The Jakarta Post

Makassar | Fri, November 2 2012 | 07:41 am

PREMIUM A power transformer at the Tello steam power plant in Makassar, South Sulawesi, blew up and caught fire at around 11 p.m. local time on Wednesday, causing a major blackout and leaving 90 percent of the province in complete darkness.

As of Thursday noon, several regions in South Sulawesi, including a number of places in Makassar, were still affected by the blackout.

State power compa...