Fuel supply halted
DHANGADI: Petroleum products have not been imported to the far-west region for a week after fuel ran out at Banathara depot of Indian Oil Corporation.
Spokesperson Shiva Raj Bhandari of Nepal Oil Corporation Regional Office Dhangadi said fuel has not entered the area from Thursday.
As many as 38 fuel tankers were stranded in Banathara, India. It is said fuel supply had been eased in the area compared to other parts of the country.
Nepal Oil Corporation Regional Office, Dhangadi said that as many as three lakh to four lakh litres diesel, 70,000 to one lakh litres petrol and 50,000 litres of kerosene is consumed in the region on a daily basis.