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PHOTO: londiwe xuluThe Northdale primary substation that exploded in December leaving residents without electricity for over two weeks.
PHOTO: londiwe xuluThe Northdale primary substation that exploded in December leaving residents without electricity for over two weeks.

Msunduzi Municipality has rejected claims made by residents arising from the Northdale primary substation explosion in December.

The explosion left hundreds of homes on the north side of Pietermaritzburg in the dark for over two weeks following a devastating storm which hit the city in December.

Msunduzi Municipality received over 1 000 claims from residents for food spoilage and damaged appliances.

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