A set of synchronized attacks against the electric transmission lines were denounced Saturday.
Vice President of Communication, Tourism and Culture Jorge Rodriguez informed Saturday night that Venezuela has been hit with a new wave of synchronized attacks against the electric transmission lines.
“In an attempt to undermine the tranquility of our people, these two attacks, perpetrated on March 29 and 30, add to the past aggressions, just when the decisive action of the Government and the workers had achieved the restoration of the electric service,” the Venezuelan official said, as sectors of Caracas have reported no service beginning at approximately 7:11 p.m.
Rodriguez added that the Bolivarian government “will persist with its effort to restore the stability of the electric service. We will achieve the recovery of equipment damaged by the empire and strengthen our system to make it impregnable.”
The first sabotage which happened on March 7, when a major cyber attack to the country’s electrical system resulted in a six-day nation-wide blackout, was allegedly executed by the United States, the national government reported. Followed by a second major attack that transpired on Monday, March 25, as El Guri Hydroelectric plant was targeted twice on the same day.
"In the last two years, the Venezuelan fascist opposition has perpetrated more than 250 attacks on the National Electric System," said Rodriguez on Wednesday adding that such attempts have been foiled by the Venezuelan government on different occasions.