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Fuel panic as drivers rush to the pumps - with some running dry

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Newport and Chepstow drivers stocking up on fuel

By Elizabeth Birt

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    Sainsbury's in Newport has run out of diesel and is turning drivers away.
  • Queues at Newport petrol stations are large but are moving quickly.
  • The Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has tried to dissuade drivers from panic buying petrol, after BP was forced to close down a handful of its forecourts.