Almost 1,000 customers hit by power cut

The fault is due to equipment failure.
The fault is due to equipment failure.

Almost 1,000 customers are currently without power in the region.

The Star understands a total of 988 customers are without electricity in the Lambeg area.

The outage occurred at approximately 9.33am today.

A spokesperson for Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIEN) said: “The repair team is on its way. The fault is due to equipment failure.”

Power is estimated to be restored at 12.45pm on Thursday, July 19.