May 15, 2012
Police in Mareb province, Yemen, said Monday they had arrested a man suspected of sabotaging power lines.
Abdullah Medraj was arrested after allegedly attacking a power tower and was severely burned after throwing a metal stick at the power lines, the Interior Ministry said.
Medraj was taken to a hospital in al-Jada'an for treatment, Almasdar Online reported.
Since last year's uprising, Yemen has been plagued by blackouts as a result of attacks on its power lines.