LAHORE : The govt on Saturday decided to drop another price hike bomb on the people by increasing the prices of petroleum products from October. According to OGRA sources, the government is likely to increase the prices of petrol by Rs1.75 per liter, kerosene oil by Rs2.55, high speed diesel oil by Rs2.90, light diesel oil (LDO) by Rs1.90 per liter with effect from October. The OGRA authorities had prepared recommendations for increasing prices of petroleum products.

The government sources said due to hike in international market the government has decided to increase petroleum prices from October.