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Libya: Petrol distributed via trucks amid Tripoli's debilitating fuel shortage03:30

Libya: Petrol distributed via trucks amid Tripoli's debilitating fuel shortage

Libya, Tripoli
August 2, 2019 at 22:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Cars were seeing queueing up as petrol was being distributed via fuel transport trucks in Tripoli on Thursday, to alleviate the crisis.

The fuel shortage is said to have caused its price on the black market to skyrocket. The fares have reportedly been increased, as a result of the fuel shortage.

The city's fuel shortage has been aggravated by the ongoing fighting on the outskirts of Tripoli, which has led to the overcrowding and frequent power cuts in the Libyan capital.

According to reports, the past months have seen Libya's oil refineries working with only half of their capacity.

Libya: Petrol distributed via trucks amid Tripoli's debilitating fuel shortage03:30
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Cars were seeing queueing up as petrol was being distributed via fuel transport trucks in Tripoli on Thursday, to alleviate the crisis.

The fuel shortage is said to have caused its price on the black market to skyrocket. The fares have reportedly been increased, as a result of the fuel shortage.

The city's fuel shortage has been aggravated by the ongoing fighting on the outskirts of Tripoli, which has led to the overcrowding and frequent power cuts in the Libyan capital.

According to reports, the past months have seen Libya's oil refineries working with only half of their capacity.

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