Karachi (Web Desk): The strike of Oil Tankers Association has entered third day today (Wednesday) and the shortage of petrol has become a huge problem across the country faced by people.

According to details, the petrol pump owners had stopped the sale by erecting tents at the entry points while people moved from pillar to post to get petrol .

Earlier, the All Pakistan Oil Tankers Association (APOTA) had gone on a strike across the country against collecting double toll tax and abusive behavior of traffic police.

The strike is to protest against the safety regulations of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) as well as against the penalties levied by Motorway police, the representatives APOTA had said.

The oil supply to fuel stations was halted by the association members in order to protest for an indefinite period. The members of the tanker union demanded the government to give a reasonable solution of their problem.