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Power cut affecting 1100 homes in north Armagh

***UPDATE: Power has returned!!!****

A power outage is currently affecting up to 1,100 homes in north Armagh this morning (Saturday).

The ongoing fault was reported to Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) shortly after 7am.

The company have confirmed a repair team has arrived and is assessing the problem, which is unclear at present.

The issue is centred around Lurgan town and is expected to be fixed around 10.15am, according to NIE.

There are no further details at this stage.

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