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Residents complain about domestic gas shortage, eastern Aleppo

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Editing: حسن برهان |
Translation: محمد غيث
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تاريخ النشر: 2019/11/06 08:17

Aleppo-SMART

Residents complain about shortage of domestic gas in eastern neighborhoods of the city of Aleppo controlled by Syrian government,Northern Syria. 

On Monday, local sources reported to the Aleppo Gate, which is a SMART media project, that residents of most neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo complain about lack of domestic gas. The sources added that people wait for two days in crowded queues to obtain a gas cylinder every 15 days.   

The sources added that Syrian government distributes domestic gas for the residents by mukhtars of neighborhoods. The sources noted that the mukhtars take as much as of the amounts of gas as they can to distribute it to their relatives and acquaintances at higher prices. The sources added that the price of gas reached 2,700 Syrian pounds per cylinder

The sources said that the residents register for obtaining gas cylinders by familial cards. The sources noted that a family has the right to obtain one gas cylinder every 15 days. 

The sources noted that the neighborhoods whose residents complain about the gas crisis are the al-Sukari, al-Mashhad, al-’Amiriya, al-Ramousa, al-Zibdiyah, al-Firdoos, and al-Sha’aar, which Syrian government forces controlled in late 2016.  

In September 2019, residents complained about difficulty in obtaining gas cylinders in neighborhoods, eastern Aleppo. 

Residents complain about gas and fuel crisis in areas controlled by Syrian government. The crisis is still constant for two years, amidst Syrian government negligence. Dozens of residents organized a sit-in in the city of Shahba, 17 kilometers north of al-Suwayda, Southern Syria, to protest lack of fuel, power, and gas, amidst high prices.

Residents complained about lack of gas cylinders in the city of al-Bukamal,eastern Deir al-Zor, Eastern Syria. Prices of gas scored  significant increase in balck market, amidst increased demand.