Highlights

  • North Carolina: gunfire damaged power substations in Moore County
  • Curfew declared; around 40,000 people lost power after shootings
  • Governor called it serious, intentional crime; cops unclear on motive

Latest news

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani wedding: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput, Karan Johar reach Jaisalmer

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani wedding: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput, Karan Johar reach Jaisalmer

Amid backlog, this is how Indians can get US visa appointments

Amid backlog, this is how Indians can get US visa appointments

On camera: bank staffer slapped repeatedly in Gujarat's Nadiad. Watch what happened

On camera: bank staffer slapped repeatedly in Gujarat's Nadiad. Watch what happened

Pakistan govt plans stricter punishment for 'ridiculing' Army, judiciary: watch details of legislation

Pakistan govt plans stricter punishment for 'ridiculing' Army, judiciary: watch details of legislation

'We're not La Liga favourites' - FC Barcelona manager Xavi

'We're not La Liga favourites' - FC Barcelona manager Xavi

USA: electricity crisis after shooting at power substation in North Carolina; repair may take days

Curfew was declared in Moore County, and 40,000 people lost electricity after the shootings on the night of 3 December 2022.

The US state of North Carolina is staring at an electricity crisis in winter after shootings at two power substations.

Curfew was declared in Moore County, and 40,000 people lost electricity after the shootings on the night of 3 December 2022. Tens of thousands of people may continue to be stranded without electricity as the damage could take many days to repair.

Police are not sure about the motive behind the crime yet. North Carolina Governor said an attack on critical infrastructure is a serious, intentional crime.

Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields on 4 December said that someone pulled up and "opened fire on the substation, the same thing with the other one."

"No group has stepped up to acknowledge or accept that they're the ones that done it," Fields said, adding "we're looking at all avenues." The sheriff noted that the FBI was working with state investigators to determine who was responsible. He also said "it was targeted." "It wasn't random," Fields said.

Up Next

USA: electricity crisis after shooting at power substation in North Carolina; repair may take days

USA: electricity crisis after shooting at power substation in North Carolina; repair may take days

Pakistan govt plans stricter punishment for 'ridiculing' Army, judiciary: watch details of legislation

Pakistan govt plans stricter punishment for 'ridiculing' Army, judiciary: watch details of legislation

Fresh crackdown on China-linked apps: Modi govt plans to ban over 200 betting and loan apps, says report

Fresh crackdown on China-linked apps: Modi govt plans to ban over 200 betting and loan apps, says report

Pervez Musharraf dies: what's Amyloidosis, the disease Pakistan's former president was suffering from?

Pervez Musharraf dies: what's Amyloidosis, the disease Pakistan's former president was suffering from?

Pervez Musharraf dies: Pakistan ex-dictator passed away at Dubai hospital, say reports

Pervez Musharraf dies: Pakistan ex-dictator passed away at Dubai hospital, say reports

Shark attack in river: teen girl killed while swimming with dolphins in Australia's Perth

Shark attack in river: teen girl killed while swimming with dolphins in Australia's Perth

More videos

UK PM Rishi Sunak's special gesture for Ajit Doval as Indian and UK NSAs meet in London

UK PM Rishi Sunak's special gesture for Ajit Doval as Indian and UK NSAs meet in London

China reacts after USA shoots down 'spy balloon', says global practice violated

China reacts after USA shoots down 'spy balloon', says global practice violated

On camera: USA shoots down 'Chinese spy balloon', mission launched to retrieve tech from debris at sea

On camera: USA shoots down 'Chinese spy balloon', mission launched to retrieve tech from debris at sea

Japan PM's aide sacked over 'derogatory' LGBTQ remarks

Japan PM's aide sacked over 'derogatory' LGBTQ remarks

ISRO-NASA satellite which can help detect natural disasters ready to be shipped to India for launch

ISRO-NASA satellite which can help detect natural disasters ready to be shipped to India for launch

UK sailors fall sick on warship which tracked Russian submarines amid Ukraine conflict

UK sailors fall sick on warship which tracked Russian submarines amid Ukraine conflict

Survey: PM Modi rated most popular global leader; leaves Biden, Sunak behind

Survey: PM Modi rated most popular global leader; leaves Biden, Sunak behind

Eyedrop scare: late-night inspection, samples seized from Chennai pharma after USA's contamination charge

Eyedrop scare: late-night inspection, samples seized from Chennai pharma after USA's contamination charge

US court verdict on Elon Musk: jury says Tesla boss didn't defraud investors with 2018 tweets

US court verdict on Elon Musk: jury says Tesla boss didn't defraud investors with 2018 tweets

Another 'Chinese spy balloon' detected over Latin America, says USA after China's 'research ship' defence

Another 'Chinese spy balloon' detected over Latin America, says USA after China's 'research ship' defence

Editorji Technologies Pvt. Ltd. © 2022 All Rights Reserved.