Power outages The Hague, Zoetermeer

Parts of The Hague and Zoetermeer experienced a power outage on Thursday night. According to administrator Stedin, the two outages were unrelated. 

Some time after 8 p.m. the power went out in Houtwijk, The Hague, leaving some 2000 households without power.

Half an hour later, 800 households in Edelstenenbuurt in Zoetermeer were also without power.

All homes were reconnected at around half past eight. According to Stedin, the disruptions were due to defective cables.