North Carolina county may be days without power after “targeted” attack

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2022
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An alleged attack on multiple electrical substations left 60 percent of North Carolina's Moore County without power over the weekend in what local and state authorities are investigating as a "criminal occurrence."

What's happening: About 45,000 homes and businesses in Moore County, about 70 miles southwest of Raleigh, were plunged into darkness on Saturday night, the Moore County Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post.

Around 35,000 homes remained without power Monday morning, according to, a website that aggregates data from utilities.

At a press conference Sunday evening, Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields said...

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