Saint-Jean-du-Gard, France : Fire to a relay antenna a few hours before the final of the football world cup
July 26, 2018by actforfreedom
“Will the inhabitants of the municipality of Saint-Jean-du-Gard be able to watch the final of the football world cup on Sunday? It’s not sure … A relay, which serves both for the telephone and television, has been burned.
The damage was noticed on Saturday. Its criminal origin is indisputable, because the grid leading to the relay installed in the town was cut and firelighters to facilitate the fire were found at the base of the apparatus.
An act of vandalism that has not been claimed for the moment. Many inhabitants of the Cévenol village and the sector were without telephone or television this Saturday evening. A gendarmerie investigation is under way …. “
“The transmitter of France Bleu Gard Lozère serving the area of Saint-Jean-du-Gard has been out of service since Monday morning. It was damaged following apparent arson. TDF services expect a return to normal by the end of the week. “