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jerrycan

(ˈdʒɛrɪˌkæn)
n
(Units) a flat-sided can with a capacity of between 4.5 and 5 gallons used for storing or transporting liquids, esp motor fuel: originally a German design adopted by the British Army during World War II
[C20: from Jerry]
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Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Emmanuel Kayigi, the Police spokesperson for the Western region, said that Ntibaziyabaremye was taken into custody after Police recovered 19 jerrycans of diesel in his house located in Rwimbogo Sector, Karenge Cell in Nyabihanga Village.
Video footage posted on social media showed people collecting fuel into jerrycans before the fire incident.
Whether the water is packed in jerrycans containers, in plastics jugs, cups, glasses or in bottles, water should not be taxed.
Soon, they walk away with filled jerrycans into a shop at Salgaa shopping centre.Fuel siphoning on the Naivasha-Nakuru-Kericho road is not a secret.
The second creation is a floating jetty that is made from used rubber jerrycans, another first to behold in Nigeria.
Displaced Yemenis from Hodeida fill jerrycans with water at a make-shift camp in the northern district of Abs in the country's Hajjah province, on June 23, 2019.
One can see residents carrying several jerrycans and visiting different hand pumps located outside of the town in search of drinking water.
Kaprov unloads a table, basins, coolers and plastic jerrycans from the back of his panel van and deftly sets up his field darkroom in the tent.
On the side of the roads is an endless procession of people walking to and from markets balancing produce piled high on their heads, or pushing bicycles heaving with bulging yellow jerrycans of potent banana beer or buckets of precious drinking water drawn from wells in the valleys.
Pending further investigation on the upsurge of diarrhea cases, Puspus said they have distributed jerrycans, "hyposol" water disinfectant and hydrating solutions to residents.