Massive Bangladesh Blackout Highlights Infrastructure Issues
Bangladesh suffered its worst electrical blackout since a cyclone hit the country in 2007, showing weaknesses in its national infrastructure.By Jill Ornitz | November 2, 2014
The majority of Bangladesh's 160 million people were without electricity for about 12 hours Saturday after a massive blackout swept through the country.
EURONEWS: "Local media claim it was due to the failure of a transmission line that brings electricity from India to its northeastern neighbor."
Indian newspaper Metro Vaartha reports the power line broke down Saturday morning, disrupting the activity of power plants across the country.