High gas, diesel prices in India prompt smuggling of fuel from Nepal1 min read . Updated: 22 Feb 2021, 05:53 PM IST
- A large oil truck loaded with 1,360 liters of diesel that was being smuggled to India, where pump prices are at a record, was held last week in Nepal, the police said
- Ironically, Nepal gets all its petroleum fuels from India, which also exports to neighbours Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
Pump prices are so high in India that some of the gasoline and diesel exported to neighbouring countries is being smuggled back through porous land borders.
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