SINGAPORE Oct 10 A fire yesterday afternoon at a
major SingTel building that houses key Internet equipment
brought down banking, telecommunications and even betting
services in many parts of Singapore for hours, the Straits Times
SingTel said in a statement later that a fire which started
at 2 p.m. at its Bukit Panjang Internet exchange damaged 33
fibre optic cables.
NOTE: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch
for its accuracy.
(Reporting by Rachel Armstrong; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)