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Dealers strike: Petrol pumps observe countrywide strike

Petrol Pumps Association says dealers' margins have not been raised despite promises. (Photo: IG News)

The strike of Pump Dealers Association in different cities of the country including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi has begun from today which resulted in a petrol crisis.
According to details, the Petrol Pump Dealers Association has announced a nationwide strike. Long queues of vehicles formed at petrol pumps in different cities of the country including Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.

Citizens of Peshawar, Hyderabad, and Sukkur are also suffering due to the non-availability of petrol. Lines of vehicles and motorcycles were also set up at petrol pumps in Faisalabad and Bahawalpur. 

There is a rush of citizens at petrol pumps in different areas of Karachi. The people in various cities including Sadiqabad, Gujarat, Liaquatpur, and Pattoki are suffering due to lack of petrol. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all petrol pumps except PSO were closed.

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It is to be noted that Petroleum Dealers Association has announced to keep petrol pumps closed all over the country from 6 am today, on 25th November. Petrol pumps in Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir will also remain closed till the demands are accepted. 

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