The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has denied the news circulated by specific social networking pages, claiming an armed group attack on the control room in the Jibs area on Saturday.

The company confirmed via a statement Sunday that such news is completely baseless and aims to stir sedition and disrupt the work of engineers and technicians of the company.

It also urged citizens not to be misled by rumors posted by some suspicious Facebook pages from time to time.