On Thursday, a power transmission line between Hungary and Ukraine broke down, according to the Ukrainian Energy Ministry.
In a post published on Telegram, the ministry said that the electricity grid had been hit in the previous night’s bombings on 18 May. This resulted in more than 20 municipalities without power. As they wrote, the Russians struck more than 20 settlements across the country, including power grid facilities, which were damaged, Index reports.
In the meantime, a pipeline linking Hungary and Ukraine has also been shut down.
The post said that it was later discovered that the pipeline had been damaged on the Hungarian side and that repairs were underway. The exact location and nature of the damage was not mentioned, so it is not known whether it was a malfunction or whether it was deliberate.
Read more about the tense situation between Hungary and Ukraine HERE, HERE and HERE.
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