The Hizbullah militant group initiative led to four convoys carrying Iranian fuel to Lebanon to alleviate the paralysis of the country’s energy crisis.
Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV said 80 lorries with 4m liters of diesel (1,1m gallons) crossed from Syria on board the border.
The fuel is imported through Syria in an effort to prevent Lebanon from being embroiled in US sanctions against Iran.
Hezbollah said that priority access would be granted to hospitals and other key services.
An economic collapse has left Lebanon dangerously short of fuel as well as other basic necessities, such as medicine, electricity and even drinking water.
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The first fuel lorries were met with celebratory gunfire and people throwing rice and rose petals into their path as they drove through the north-eastern village of al-Ain on Thursday morning.
A woman declared that the convoy had broken the “siege” of Lebanon by the US and its allies.
“Since this fuel is being brought by [Hezbollah’s leader] Sayyed Hassan then it will be delivered to the right place,” she told Reuters news agency.
Hezbollah’s leader said on Monday that it was “not looking to make a business out of this but wants to help ease the people’s hardships”.
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