a Different side of Iran is the outbreak of civil unrest after the country's government suddenly announced massive increases in gasoline prices.
the Government announced in addition to the stringent petrol rationing. Gas prices soared on Friday, at least 50%.
Earlier, motorists have been able to get a month 250 gallons of gasoline to eur 0.30 per litre. Now gasoline can acquire months no 60 liters and about have to fork out eur 0.45 per litre. This after all the extra gas liter price is 0.90 eur.
at Least one person is reported dead Sirjan city in the central region, when an enraged crowd tried to set fire to the building, which stored fuel. Several people have also been injured.
in Several cities, including the capital Tehran, motorists clog the roads and some abandoned their vehicles in the middle of the traffic, told the BBC (you move to another service).
in Iran gas is extremely inexpensive to state aid. The country is also one of the world's largest oil producers. Oil production has, however, been troubled Iran with the sanctions imposed therefore.
the Government has denied that the price increase is due to the country's economic difficulties. Depending on the price increase of the additional money is used a little piece to help.
Sources: AP, AFP, BTISubscribe Yle newsletters!
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