As per the reports of local media, there are no shortages of petrol supplies in the port city, as people were seen getting the supplies from the various fuel stations of Karachi on Thursday morning.
People rushed to the nearby petrol stations in the city after the rumours surfaced about the suspension of petrol supplies in mid of the closure of Kemair oil terminal on Wednesday night.
People were seen getting petroleum products easily from different fuel stations in the city.
Long lines of cars and motorbikes which includes the public transport vehicles were seen on the outside of the petrol pumps in various areas, whereas, some petrol pumps were reportedly providing petrol in limited quantity to the motorcyclists and cars of up to 2-3 litres and 5-10 litres respectively.
The continual threat of toxic gas near the Kemari port of the city had urged the firms, to take precautionary steps. It came out previously that an oil terminal of the state-owned PSO situated in the area of Zulfiqarabad was operational for the petrol supplies to the city.
After the rumours regarding the shortage of the petroleum products, the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has claimed in a statement that they have shut down one of their oil terminals across the city out of a total of 23. It further added that the closure should not affect the fuel supply as 22 oil terminals are still operational.
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