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Thousands Of People In Lebanon Lost Phone Signal After Theft At Alfa Facilities

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Alfa facilities in eastern Lebanon were burglarized by a group of unidentified individuals, the National News Agency (NNA) reported on Monday.

The group stole 20 batteries from Alfa facilities in the village of Kfarmeshki, in the Rashaya district of Beqaa, before escaping the scene.

The incident cut the telecommunications company’s signal for thousands of mobile phone users and hindered access to Alfa services for many subscribers.

The stolen batteries are worth around $20,000, according to the NNA.

Since the incident took place, security forces have launched an investigation and are currently tracking the perpetrators to restore the stolen items and take the necessary legal measures.

It is to note that the telecommunications sector in Lebanon is already unstable due to the ongoing crisis.

The biggest challenge to the sector has been the severe shortage of diesel fuel, which has been causing sporadic blackouts and signal disruptions in phone and internet lines.

Last week, for instance, several Ogero centers went out of service as a result of circumstances that the company said were “out of its control.”

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Thousands Of People In Lebanon Lost Phone Signal After Theft At Alfa Facilities

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