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Sri Lankans hoarding fuel, says daily

Colombo, July 5 (UNI) A leading newspaper on Tuesday pressed the Sri Lankan government to crack down hard, saying many people were hoarding petrol and diesel, adding to the misery of the common man already burdened by unending fuel shortages.
The Island newspaper said in a hard-hitting editorial that the government might not be able to solve the fuel crisis even if a dozen ships carrying oil were to arrive in quick succession.
"Cynics say Sri Lanka has become an oil rich country of sorts although pumps at its filling stations have run dry," it said. "This situation has come about thanks to hoarders who are making a killing while the ordinary people have been left without any fuel.
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