Five people died in eastern Libya, Cyrenaica, between June 27 to July 29 as a consequence of the electricity cuts, according to a report by the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL).
The victims include a mother and her son who died as a result of the explosion of a power generator in Benghazi on June 27. A 14-year-old boy died in Benghazi after being electrically shocked when trying to turn off a power generator on July 24.
Another person died in Benghazi as a result of an electric shock inside a power distribution station on July 29. A mother also died due to a fire caused by a candle in Ajdabiya on June 29.
Power cuts in Cyrenaica have exceeded more than sixteen hours per day.