BARAMULLA: At least ten power transformers were damaged by lightening in Boniyar tehsil of border town Uri on Saturday night due to lightning.
Power Development Department (PDD) officials said that of the ten electric transformers damaged in several villages some were damaged partially while some were shifted to service stations for repairing.
Local residents said that thousands of people are living in dark from past two days because of damaged transformers. A PDD official said that four of the transformers have been repaired while six other are undergoing repairing in workshops.
He said all the damaged transformers would be repaired and installed in the next two days.