PHOTOS Mexico holds firm in fuel theft fight

PHOTOS

Mexico holds firm in fuel theft fight

AP

13:53, January 10, 2019

Vehicles stand in line to fill up their fuel tanks at a gas station in Mexico, City, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. A fuel scarcity arose after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decided to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by thieves, and instead deliver gas and diesel by tanker trucks. [Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte]

A gasoline attendant sells gas to a client who filled up a container in Tepotzotlan, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. A fuel scarcity arose after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decided to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by thieves, and instead deliver gas and diesel by tanker trucks. [Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte]

Federal police wait at the entrance to a Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, fuel depot and distribution center in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, where tanker trucks prepare to depart under their escort to carry fuel to parts of the country affected by a shortage. The fuel scarcity arose because of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's decision to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by thieves. [Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte]

Federal police escort loaded fuel tankers carrying gasoline to parts of the country suffering shortages as they leave a Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, fuel depot and distribution center in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. The fuel scarcity arose because of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's decision to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by thieves. [Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte]

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