Transnet fuel theft turns deadly as three people die in fire

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Transnet fuel theft turns deadly as three people die in fire

More than 3-million litres of fuel have been stolen in the current financial year and now the theft is stealing lives

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SA’s fuel pipeline from Durban to the Reef has lost about R5bn in a year from theft — and now it has cost three lives.

Third-party claims and environmental cleanups after rampant fuel theft have bled ailing state-owned logistics entity Transnet Pipelines (TPL) in the past financial year.

Fuel theft and travel restrictions have led to volumes along the pipeline falling 26.4% over the year. ..

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