Caretaker PM drops petrol bomb on masses

ISLAMABAD: The prices of petrol and diesel hit a record high on, as the newly installed caretaker government raised fuel prices by up to Rs20 per litre, another second massive hike in a fortnight.

The new petrol price will be Rs290.45 per litre from today (Wednesday) after an increase of Rs17.50 per litre, the finance division said in a notification.

High-speed diesel would be even more expensive, with its price going up by Rs20 to Rs293.40 per litre.

On August 1, the federal government had increased the price of petrol by Rs19.95 per litre for the next fortnightly review. 

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