Cyber attack on energy facility due to blackout: Maduro

Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro alleged that one of the country’s energy facilities came under a cyber attack on Saturday (local time), leading to the disruption of efforts in restoring electricity supply across the Latin American nation.

Venezuela, which is currently in the throes of a political crisis, experienced an almost total blackout last week which left 22 out of the 23 states in the country without electricity. Maduro accused the opposition, led by Juan Guaido, of orchestrating the attack on Venezuela’s power supply system.

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