Electrocuted Fat Rat Chaos

Commuters may be used to delayed trains for all sorts of reasons - shortage of drivers, leaves on the tracks - but an electrocuted fat rat?

The poor rodent went out with a bang Saturday as an 11,000 voltage blow-out in Stockholm’s central train station didn’t only cause chaos there - nearby hotels and shops also felt the repercussions.

A spokesman for the power company Fortum told the AP wire service that the oversized rat had managed to sneak into a secondary substation, causing the short circuit at Stockholm’s Central Station. 

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