Fuel stations in the Arab country continue open-ended strike protesting dollar shortages to cover their imports, amid a dual political and economic crisis.
Climate activists evade police to enter an open-cast mine run by energy giant RWE, two days after EU leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the bloc's economy carbon neutral by 2050.
The disaster occurred last week as the government wages a huge effort to clamp down on fuel theft, which costs Mexico an estimated $3 billion in 2017.
Extraction of wood to be used as fuel has contributed to deforestation in the east African country, forcing the government to ban production of charcoal. But, this has left millions of people without an important source of energy.
The government says 1,500 of the country's 12,000 petrol stations had run dry over the weekend.
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