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Posted: September 5, 2014 at 2:51 a.m.

A man, right, talks to another driver as they wait in line for fuel at a gas station, one of the businesses affected by a power outage in Giza, Cairo's neighboring city, Egypt, Thursday, Sept. 4 2014. The man said he's been in line since six in the morning. He was there for three hours. Egypt suffered a massive power outage that halted parts of the Cairo subway, took TV stations off the air and ground much of the country to a halt for several hours Thursday, as officials offered no clear explanation for how the country suddenly lost 50 percent of its power generation. (AP Photo/Eman Helal)

Widespread power failure besets Egypt

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