When a 75-year old woman cut a fiber optic cable

In 2011 a 75-year old woman cut a fiber optic cable, cutting 2 entire countries off the internet.

In 2011, an elderly woman from Georgia was scavenging for copper.

Then she accidentally disconnected a cable leading to Armenia.

Georgia provided Internet access to nearly 90 percent of neighboring Armenia, so nearly the entire country was cut off.

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