Nigerian airlines cancel flights amid fuel crisis

May 23, 2015 2:29 PM

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LAGOS, Nigeria: Nigerian airlines are canceling flights as a months-long fuel shortage is aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer.

Vehicles also are grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed Saturday. One station owner said strikers are threatening to set fire to any stations selling fuel.

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