Almost all of Malaysia's largest state was plunged into darkness Thursday evening after a main transmission line was tripped, reports said.
A boat sails past the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly in Kuching, on February 7, 2013. Almost all of Sarawak -- Malaysia's largest state -- was plunged into darkness after a main transmission line was tripped, according to local media reports.
National news agency Bernama cited a Sarawak Energy spokesperson as saying the power outage occurred at 5.40pm while English daily The Star said some areas had power restored within an hour in the state capital Kuching.
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