My kirkuk: KHH003_021

24/06/14 Kirkuk, Iraq -- A man sleeping on the side of the road in order to avoid long queues in the morning at the petrol station close by. In the back his car, among others,  already queued up for the morning.For the past two weeks fuel has been running low in Kirkuk and it has been rationed. Drivers are allowed to withdraw 30 liters at a petrol station every other day depending on the number their car license plate ends with. While prices at petrol stations are still the same (450 Iraqi Dinars per liter) smugglers are now selling fuel for a much higher price (up to 2000 a liter and more).

24/06/14 Kirkuk, Iraq --

A man sleeping on the side of the road in order to avoid long queues in the morning at the petrol station close by. In the back his car, among others, already queued up for the morning.

For the past two weeks fuel has been running low in Kirkuk and it has been rationed. Drivers are allowed to withdraw 30 liters at a petrol station every other day depending on the number their car license plate ends with. While prices at petrol stations are still the same (450 Iraqi Dinars per liter) smugglers are now selling fuel for a much higher price (up to 2000 a liter and more).