Fuel trucks disabled in attempt to bypass Linden roadblock
Fuel trucks bound for the Konawaruk mining district, in Region Eight, were yesterday disabled and damaged by protestors as an attempt was made to bypass a roadblock along Amelia’s Ward, in Linden, to get supplies to interior regions.
Shortly after 5am yesterday, three trucks, with licence plate number GNN 6997, GMM 6441 and GKK 1922, laden with diesel fuel and led by a 4×4 pick-up truck, GNN 9087, had their tyres damaged by an angry group of residents.
All four vehicles, Stabroek News was told, were bound for Konawaruk, in Region Eight. At Monday, electricity in Mahdia was cut and fuel in Lethem was running low as a result of the restricted road access to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.