Chaos as hundreds of cars gather at the few petrol stations with fuel in Beirut, Lebanon

There is chaos on the streets of Beirut as hundreds of cars gather near the few open petrol stations in the Lebanese capital. Footage filmed on Friday 20 August showed the desperation of citizens in the country, wracked by hyperinflation, fuel shortages and social strife. Quarrels break out amongst some of those waiting for gasoline.

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