Electricite du Liban declared that a
number of youths stormed al-Horj’s main electricity station in Beirut
and smashed equipment, burned tires and threatened the workers in an attempt to
restore the electric current to their areas by force.
The security forces called for the evacuation of the station from all
offenders, threatening that if they stayed, it will be forced to evacuate the
building from all workers to protect the workers, leading to a power cut
affecting the administrative region of Beirut and a part of the southern