Water Supply Sabotage Leaves Residents of Greek Island Without Drinkable Water


Authorities in Athens have reported that residents of Aegina, a Greek island, have been experiencing a water shortage in their homes for several days after an alleged act of sabotage disabled an underwater pipeline.

It is believed that an explosive charge cut off the supply of fresh water along the 12-kilometer-long pipeline, and repairs are expected to take several weeks. The damaged section has been located by coast guard divers.

There are speculations that the sabotage may be linked to competition among private interests to provide water to the nearby islands of Athens. In response, the regional governor has requested a judicial investigation and emphasized the need to upgrade security measures to prevent future acts of sabotage on critical infrastructure.

Aegina, located 25 kilometers southwest of Piraeus, is a popular weekend destination for residents of Athens and has a year-round population of approximately 13,000.

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