Similar trolling occurs here in the US as well. Some prankster(s) were particularly active here post - Hurricane Harvey last year, changing status of stations out of fuel to status of having fuel just for kicks, when a self-induced supply shortage due to hoarding occurred.
"No matter how paranoid you are you're not paranoid enough. Tell the truth. Reach as many people as you can with it. That's your weapon." - Susanne Modeski, aka "Holly" to The Lone Gunmen