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1000 homes and busineses hit by Omagh power black-out

ALMOST 1000 homes and businesses have been affected by today’s power cut in Omagh.

A number of businesses were forced to close down for a period after the electricity supply was disrupted for several hours.

The problems are also leading to traffic delays on what is usually the busiest time of the week for shopping.

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Omagh town Sinn Fein councillor, Barry McElduff, says he has been in contact with the PSNI and the Department for Infrastructure to implement a traffic management system for Friday afternoon.

He also called on Northern Ireland Electricity to keep customers informed of when there is disruption to supply.

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