YEMEN Press Agency

Citizens organize car protest in Aden

ADEN, Jun. 23 (YPA) – The Petroleum Company in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden has pumped quantities of poor fuel quality into several stations in the city.

According to the sources, the citizens rushed to fill up the tanks of their vehicles with fuel from the oil company’s stations.

The sources explained that the citizens complained that their cars suffered problems and failures due to the use of contaminated fuel, which resulted in wear, premature engine failure and decreased performance

The sources pointed out that after the examination of their cars it became clear that the fuel was carrying an unusually strange color that would destroy the engines.

In the context, hundreds of people organizeda car protest along the sea road from Khormaksar directorate to Mansoura directorate, in protest against fuel price rises, in addition to the fact that the quantities  the fuel do not  conform to applicable specifications.