Donetsk, Mar 9 — DAN. The 43rd petrol station has been launched in the liberated territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry press service reported on Thursday.

“Overall, 16 companies of the fuel and lubricants market run 43 petrol stations in the liberated territory, ” the press service said. “The 43rd has been opened in Mangush. It opened in Odesskaya Street and is the seventh petrol station in the settlement.”

 The petrol station which belongs to the Republican Fuel Company state unitary enterprise has temporarily introduced fuel ration coupons. The measure is necessary for the stable functioning of emergency services and companies engaged in rebuilding the settlement, the Ministry said.

The Republican Fuel Company launched its first petrol station in Mariupol in late January. It planned to open another eight petrol stations in the maritime city and three petrol stations in Volnovakha.*jk