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Some 80 trucks loaded with petroleum escorted to capital

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KATHMANDU —

Some of 83 trucks carrying fuel were escorted to Kathmandu on Saturday night and Sunday morning in the midst of the indefinite banda called by the United Madhesi Front in the Terai districts, police said.

According to police, 11 petrol-filled trucks, 46 trucks carrying LPG cylinder gas, 12 trucks carrying diesel, two transporting kerosene, and 12 containing aviation fuel were escorted to capital.
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A totalof 159 vehicles heading towards the Eastern and Western districts, which were stranded midway due to the agitation, were also taken to their respective under police escort, police said.

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World Cup: Belgium defeats Tunisia 5-2

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MOSCOW — Belgium have defeated Tunisia 5-2 to move one step closer to the next round of the World Cup on Saturday.

Two goals each from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to a 5-2 win over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium.

Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in added time.

Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Belgium with a goal from the penalty spot before Lukaku extended the Belgium lead, Tunisia pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 before Lukaku restored the two goal cushion with a deftly chipped finish over the goalkeeper.

Second half goals from Hazard and Batshuayi finished the game as a contest before a consolation from Khazri with the last kick of the game.

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