There were long queues in the city. Some motorists were seen running with containers. Thabang Lefisoane, one of the motorists, was fuming and puzzled after failing to fill up his tank as he found all out-of-petrol stations closed in longest ominous shortage of petrol to hit Lesotho in decades. “This situation will not affect only our daily errands but the economy of the country in the long run if no immediate measures are undertaken to address it,” he said explaining that he relies on his bakkie to and from work every day.'Mabatlokoa Molapo-Letlela, a Senior Manager at the Taipe Enterprises said the shortage of petrol since Monday has led to the loss amounting to M150,000. “The garage has a staff of 20 petrol attendants but diesel 50 was still available. We were that the problem has been caused by the company supplying petrol as it was going through management change,” she said.