Motorists are so desperate for fuel that they're turning to black market sellers as petrol is peddled in plastic bottles on the street.
Motorists are turning to black market sellers as petrol is peddled in plastic bottles on the street.
Now people are hoarding petrol with fuel smuggling to neighbouring Syria said to be ‘rampant’.The crisis has also been exacerbated by a diesel shortage which has triggered extended blackouts in Lebanon, a nation dependent on private generators, leading to prices soaring more than tenfold.
Citizens are forced to schedule their day around power cuts, which can last up to 12 hours outside the capital Beirut, while many businesses have had no choice but to shut down.People queuing for petrol in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, in August this year (Picture: Ahmed Said/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
The country has been plagued by electricity cuts for decades, in part blamed on corruption and mismanagement.Earlier this year the country lost a quarter of its electricity after a dispute with an energy supplier over what was described as ‘outstanding debts’. headtopics.com
Turkish company Karpowership turned the power off after claiming it was owed more than $100m (£71m) dollars which were 18 months overdue.Lebanon has been plagued by electricity cuts for decades (Picture: Daniel Carde/ZUMA Press Wire/REX/Shutterstock)
This week, the country’s newly appointed government raised the price of fuel by 16%, the second hike in just five days,ABC reported.The country battles the fuel shortage while in a crippling economic crisis described by the World Bank as the worst in the world for 150 years.Read more: Metro »
Dads cross finish line on £500k suicide awareness walk
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