Gray smoke from its engine mingled with petrol fumes and a metallic smell of burning.
For Amina *, an entrepreneur who owns a petrol distribution firm, it is too late for protection.
Gas stations have run out of petrol and are not being refilled.
"gasoline," 1895, from French pétrol (1892); earlier used (1580s) in reference to the unrefined substance, from Middle French petrole "petroleum," from Old French (13c.), from Medieval Latin petroleum (see petroleum).