Key Venezuela-Brazil football match interrupted by power cut

Key Venezuela-Brazil football match interrupted by power cut
 

A power cut interrupted the World Cup qualifying match between Venezuela and Brazil in the Venezuelan city of Merida on Tuesday night.
Brazil were leading 2-0 and when the floodlights suddenly went dark in the 74th minute of play.
The match had to be stopped for 22 minutes until some of the lighting went back on.
During the blackout, some Venezuelan fans chanted anti-government slogans and called for a recall referendum.
Officials have not said what the cause of the power cut at the Metropolitan Stadium in Merida was.
Earlier this year, power in much of Venezuela was rationed when a drought... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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