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Lebanese queue for hours in Beirut to get 10 litres of gas

This footage was filmed and produced 16 June 2021. Scuffles broke out at petrol stations across Lebanon, as the country’s fuel crisis worsened. With the cash-strapped government unable to release dollars to fund imports of oil and other fuel, power cuts have become increasingly common. Now petrol is in short supply. On almost every corner of Beirut, snaking lines of cars – often several kilometres long – waited for tankers to bring fuel to petrol stations. The long queues blocked roads, causing traffic to back up even more. The video shows Lebanese people queuing for hours to get 10 liters of gas amid the country's worst economic crisis in modern history.

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