A Novosti correspondent from Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city, reported that cars were waiting in long lines in the city for fuel.
Walkers in the city on Sunday will be able to see lines of tuk-tuks (local three-wheeled taxis) and ordinary cars in different parts of the city, waiting for the opportunity to refuel.
Some drivers claim that the length of some queues reaches 1-2 km. The reporter quoted one of the drivers as saying, “This line is for fuel and gasoline. I’ve been waiting here for about three days. A lot of drivers next to me are queuing, and the line here without numbers has to wait. straightaway. The queue is so long that we might have to wait until evening to get to the airport.” gas station and fuel.
It is noteworthy that Sri Lanka is experiencing the worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
In the past, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Colombo demanding the resignation of President Gotapaya Rajapaksa. During the protests, the house of the country’s president and then the house of the prime minister were stormed, forcing the president to flee the country and then formally resign.
Source: RIA Novosti