The city of Kairouan reportedly lost power on the night (local time) of Wednesday, June 5. According to local media reports, the cause of the blackout is unknown. The power outage is ongoing as of the early morning hours of Thursday, June 6. Associated demonstrations are possible if the situations persists through Thursday.
Individuals in Kairouan, are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, keep battery-operated devices fully charged whenever possible, and to be cautious when driving or crossing streets if traffic signals are not functioning.
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