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Man dies swallowing syphoned petrol as Lebanon paralysed by fuel crisis

22 days ago   |   By Metro

Lebanon is in the grip of its own devastating fuel crisis
A young man has died after swallowing petrol he siphoned out of his vehicle's tank with a plastic tube in Lebanon.
The Syrian national was rushed to hospital but died after consuming the fuel in the town of Bhannine according to the country's national news agency.
As the HGV driver shortage triggers panic buying at petrol stations in Britain , Lebanon is being paralysed by its own devastating fuel crisis.
Motorists are turning to black market sellers as petrol is peddled in plastic bottles on the street.
The shortage has forced...
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