Petrol Lines In Portugal As Strike Bites

Petrol lines in Portugal as strike bites

Lines stretched out at petrol stations in Portugal on Wednesday as supplies were hit by a fuel haulers strike days before a long holiday weekend

Lisbon, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - APP - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :Lines stretched out at petrol stations in Portugal on Wednesday as supplies were hit by a fuel haulers strike days before a long holiday weekend.

The queue at one filling station was one kilometre long, according to local media, which said nearly 3,000 were already dry across the country.

An estimated 800 filling stations were out of petrol in the region around the capital Lisbon and 400 around the northern city of Porto.

The union which represents a majority of Portuguese truck drivers whohaul dangerous materials went on strike on Monday seeking a wage hike andspecial protections.

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