May 30, 2018 18:43 IST

Viral social media campaign leads to gasoline shortage amid fuel in Brazil

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A combo shows people posing with a canisters with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. (Top L-R) Vieira bought gasoline to take her pregnant sister to the hospital, Henrique bought gasoline for his father who needed to go to hospital, Moraes bought gasoline for his family's car. (Center L-R) Francisco bought gasoline for his private motorcycle, Machado bought gasoline to drive to the hospital and get medicine, Dos Santos bought gasoline for her private car. (Bottom L-R) Miranda bought gasoline for a sick friend, Silva bought gasoline for his father's car and Rodrigues bought gasoline for a sick elderly woman. Credit: Reuters
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Jose Francisco, 65, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Francisco bought gasoline for his private motorcycle. Credit: Reuters
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Sebastiao Rodrigues, 54, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Rodrigo de Moraes, 16, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Mireya dos Santos, 34, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Sergio Silva, 18, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Patricia Vieira, 23, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Paulo Henrique, 15, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Arlindo Miranda, 54, poses with a canister with gasoline after filling it at a gas station in the outskirts of Brasilia, Brazil May 29, 2018. Credit: Reuters