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2014-11-12 Wed 03:07
A drunk power station boss plunged a county into darkness after a bar brawl in eastern China, it's reported.
Power was cut to thousands of homes and businesses for six hours in part of Henan province, after a group of power plant employees took issue with staff at a local karaoke joint, the South China Morning Post website reports.
The group reportedly smashed up the bar after being refused a free round of drinks.
During the melee, one of the officials threatened to "unleash the wrath of the electric tiger", as the state electricity system is known, by cutting the bar's power.
The had already enjoyed crates of beer and "several bottles of expensive liquor" during their jaunt, the report says.