Sri Lankan students work in classes lit by candles after a power cut in Biyagama, a suburb of the capital Colombo, on March 15, 2016. / AFP / ISHARA S.KODIKARA
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Sri Lanka warned Thursday of a "serious security threat" to its electricity grid as engineers battled for the fifth straight day to restore supplies crippled by an explosion and fire.Authorities imposed electricity rationing of seven-and-a-half hours daily as engineers tried to restore normal supplies after Sunday's fire.Sunday's was the second major power failure in less than a month and the worst since May 1996, when the entire country was without electricity for four days.
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