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Eco-fanatics ignite chaos at gas stations and cause long queues and fuel shortages with selfish blockades

ECO warriors blocking tankers caused long queues at gas stations yesterday.

Selfish actions of Extinction Rebellion and Just Stop Oil have caused shortages across the UK.

Angry drivers complained about problems at the pumps, with some stations experiencing queues and others having to close after running dry

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Angry drivers complained about problems at the pumps, with some stations experiencing queues and others having to close after running dry
Environmentalist groups banded together to blockade key terminals, preventing tanker drivers from delivering fuel to depots

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Environmentalist groups banded together to blockade key terminals, preventing tanker drivers from delivering fuel to depotsCredit: PA

Angry drivers complained about problems at the pumps, with some stations experiencing queues and others having to close after running dry.

Industry bosses have insisted There is no problem with the oil supply and it’s all due to supply disruptions.

Environmentalist groups have joined forces to block key terminals driving away Tank truck drivers cannot deliver fuel to tank farms.

Activists glued themselves to tanks at Chafford Hundred, West Thurrock and the Purfleet Fuels Terminals in Essex.

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They also claim to have dug a network of tunnels at Navigator Oil’s terminals in Thurrock and Grays.

And the groups warned of new rebellions beginning in London this weekend.

Extinction Rebellion protesters closed Tower Bridge by lateral abseiling. Two activists unfurled a giant banner that read, “End Fossil Fuels Now.”

Just Stop Oil claimed they cut off 54 percent of the fuel supply. A spokesman said: “We will not be complicit in the destruction of our planet.”

Andy Prophet, of Essex Police, said: “Fuel transport has continued. Hamster purchases are not necessary.”

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Bobby Allyn

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