Economic

Iran sanctions spur boom for Pakistani diesel smugglers

“Some of the contraband is spirited across the mountains in Pepsi bottles carried by child smugglers. Yet more is loaded into pick-up trucks or siphoned into barrels and strapped onto mules. So lucrative are the returns that even seasoned opium traffickers are abandoning their traditional cargo to grab a share of Pakistan’s closest thing to an oil boom: a roaring trade in illicit Iranian diesel.”

Source: Iran sanctions spur boom for Pakistani diesel smugglers | Reuters

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