Northern Ireland

Thousands of customers affected by power cut

Homes from Belfast to Maghera were affected by Wednesday night's power cuts Image copyright Northern Ireland Electricity / Google Maps
Image caption Homes from Belfast to Maghera were affected by Wednesday night's power cuts

Several thousand customers were left without electricity for a time on Wednesday night.

Areas in Counties Londonderry, Antrim and Down were affected.

A spokesperson for Northern Ireland Electricity said was an equipment fault was detected at 21.40 BST.

All properties have had power restored had their power restored by 22.14 BST.