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National Grid says cause of major UK power cut has been resolved

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - National Grid, which owns the electricity and gas transmission system in England and Wales, said the cause of a major power cut across Britain has now been resolved.

There had been "issues with two power generators causing loss of power in selected UK areas," a spokeswoman for National Grid said. The issue was "now resolved," she added.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill)