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By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Anne Collier / December 16, 1982



The power failure that blacked out most of Quebec for up to eight hours Tuesday was caused by an explosion and fire at a main Hydro-Quebec Transformer near Quebec City. Authorities are not sure why the explosion occurred, but have not ruled out sabotage.

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