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Fuel shortage in US enters sixth day with long queues, fistfights and rising tensions – ABC News

Fistfights and long queues are reported at petrol stations in the south-eastern United States as people panic over a fuel shortage sparked by a cyber attack last…

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Fistfights and long queues have been reported at petrol stations in the south-eastern United States as people panic over a fuel shortage sparked by a cyber attack last week.
Key points:

  • The shortage occurred after a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline last week halted millions of barrels per day of fuel shipments
  • The supply crunch sparked panic buying in the US south-east, bringing long lines and high prices
  • The FBI has accused a shadowy criminal gang called DarkSide of the ransomware attack…

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