Electricity restored in Jagersfontein

File: Electricity pylons. AFP/Paul Ellis

JOHANNESBURG - Electricity has been restored to Jagersfontein in the Free State.

It was cut off after this weekend's mine dam collapse.

READ: Eskom hopes to return power to Jagersfontein by Tuesday

Mud had engulfed the substation and the area was inaccessible to workers for some time.

In a statement earlier, Eskom says technicians worked around the clock to install and energise a replacement transformer at another substation.


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