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Posted by gorb 2012-05-14 00:44||
#2 And here at home.
Tribesmen The Gov't in this notorious province usually attack power lines and oil pipelines to pressure the government tribesmen to meet special demands.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-05-14 03:45||
#3 Surprised he survived at all. That being said, electrical burns are pretty nasty and painful. If he was 'involved' with a medium voltage line or higher (above 1,000 volts), there might be good portions of his body missing too.
On another note, Yemen's grid system is pretty meager and appears to have little or no redundancy from its central steam generation source (except for natural gas low-capacity 'booster' stations in the major cities). Looks like it would be fairly easy to knock out the whole southwest portion of the country with little effort (other than the occasional 'toasty' individual).
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-05-14 08:15||
#4 Here we just call them copper thieves.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-05-14 09:20||
#5 Copper thieves get free hospital stays. This wannabe gets thrown out into the dumpster tomorrow.
Posted by Charles 2012-05-14 13:28||
#6 "Abdullah Medraj, who was blacklisted on charges related to attacking power supply lines, was burned after he fell while attempting to throw a steal stick at one of the power lines in the Al-Jadaan area,"
Do rou mean STEEL?
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-05-14 15:32||
#7 Good question, or is there a deally like the power pole on a bumber car which they draw a current through. Yemen, who knows, to tell the truth I was expecting a hand saw. I love the first alert, fire off a few rounds and see who shows up.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-05-14 16:01||
Posted by Mizzou Mafia 2012-05-14 17:42||