FAISALABAD-Scores of Sui gas-starved residents including women and child ran out of patience blocked Jaranwala Road here to vent of anger against the persistent suspension of gas supply to domestic consumers here on Monday.

The protesters blocked the road for all kind of vehicular traffic by burning tyres and resorted to vandalism on the road. They chanted slogans against the step-motherly attitude towards the domestic consumers and demanded immediate restoration of gas supply.

The protesters were of the view that factories were getting uninterrupted gas supply, whereas, domestic consumers were deprived of the basic facility. They vowed to stage sit-in until restoration of gas supply.  "The gas shortage has caused great trouble as we are unable to cook anything to eat," one of the female protesters told the media.