US State Department hit by system-wide email outage: official
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The U.S. State Department's email systems have been hit by a broad outage, a State Department official said on Friday.


"The State Department is experiencing a system-wide unclassified email outage," a State Department official said on condition of anonymity. "We are working to restore service as soon as possible. Other communication systems are available and being used."

(Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)