Power cut leaves thousands of passengers stranded in world’s busiest airport

Passengers wait in a dark terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Tens of thousands of people were left stranded in Hartsfield-Jackson international airport on Sunday, because of power cut.

The airport, located in Atlanta in the United States, is the world’s busiest airport with over 250,000 passengers going through its corridors every day.

Some passengers were left on board planes.

While power was fully restored late on Sunday, more than 1000 flights were cancelled due the power cut.

Flights are to be resumed on Monday.

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