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Global Times – Metro Beijing - - TWO CENTS -

– the num­ber of em­ploy­ees that were dis­patched to help re­store the elec­tric­ity to house­holds near a crossroad in Xicheng district af­ter an elec­tric power pole was knocked down. The downed pole plunged many homes into dark­ness, and sev­eral bus routes were also af­fected. The power sup­ply was re­stored quickly, and the per­son who was sus­pected of knock­ing down the util­ity pole was also found. Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, a ce­ment truck work­ing on a con­struc­tion site nearby hit the pole by ac­ci­dent when it was back­ing up.

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