Power restored at Yongsan Garrison after storm knocks out electricity
SEOUL, South Korea — Yongsan Garrison suffered a massive power outage Wednesday, causing services including the hospital’s maternity ward to close or temporarily relocate operations.
The blackouts on an area known as South Post followed a storm that hit the aging U.S. Army garrison in Seoul as it was still recovering from typhoon damage over the weekend.
“USAG Yongsan suffered multiple lighting strikes and winds last night that knocked out power to portions of the installation again,” the garrison said Wednesday morning.
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