Thousands hit by power outage in Bangsar, Damansara

BangsarPETALING JAYA: A blackout hit the Bangsar area tonight.

Until press time, areas stretching from the Bangsar Shopping Centre to Mid Valley Mega Mall were experiencing the blackout, including the home of activist Marina Mahathir in Bangsar, The Star Online reported.

The news portal said many took to Twitter to voice their frustrations, coining the hashtag #BangsarBlackout to share their experiences from about 9pm.

Movie screenings at Mid Valley Mega Mall were also affected, the portal said.

A spokesperson from Tenaga Nasional said they would comment shortly.

In a statement posted on Facebook at 11pm, TNB Careline said power was being restored in stages to parts of Bangsar and Damansara, however it was still determining the source of the outage.