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Afghanistan: Power Cuts Leave Helmand Shivering

Afghanistan: Power Cuts Leave Helmand Shivering

LASHKAR GAH, Helmand, Afghanistan, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – An unusual cold snap combined with an almost total power blackout has left Helmand residents shivering in their homes. Most of households, even in the capital, Lashkar Gah, have no electricity at all. Others get it for no more than an hour or two per day…