Wah cantt - The shortage of petrol at the filling stations of Taxila, Wah Cantt and Hassanabdal is still continued, multiplying miseries of the public as local administration has failed to ensure availability of the commodity despite lapse of three days.

Vehicles even motorcycles remained off the roads on Saturday as petrol pumps in the twin cities of Taxila and Wah Cantonment have stopped providing the commodity. The unavailability of petrol at various petrol pumps has caused disruption to the daily routine activities. The petrol supply disrupted from last Tuesday noon in the twin cities and has caused serious inconvenience to customers. The signs of ‘No Petrol Available’ placed at various stations have angered the citizens. The motorists were seen searching for petrol, as it was not available in majority of petrol pumps in different areas, included GT Road, Faisal Shaheed road, HMC road, Museum road in Taxila and Mall road In Wah Cantt . According to petrol pump owners’ association, more than 75 per cent city stations had gone out of operation by the time this report was filed and more were pulling their shutters down as they kept running out of supplies.