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The shortage of fuel and butane gas cylinders is continuing in many governorates amidst protests against soaring black market prices.
Qena residents blocked the highway in protest of their demands being ignored.
In Beni Suef, drivers clashed at gas stations, accusing owners of hiding fuel to increase prices.
Beheira residents formed popular committees to protect trucks supplying the gas stations from vandalism.
In Minya, more than 1,500 butane gas cylinders and 5,000 liters of diesel were seized prior to being sold on the black market.
Taxi drivers in Qalyubiyathreatened to raise fares.
Translated from Al-Masry Al-Youm