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Six NATO tankers torched in south Afghanistan
Taliban Mujahideen have attacked six NATO supply vehicles transporting fuel destined for US-led forces and set them on fire in Afghanistan's troubled southern province of Kandahar .
Afghan army officials told Press TV that the incident took place on Thursday after unidentified armed men attacked the tankers parked at a terminal near the US-run Kandahar International Airport, located 16 kilometers (10 miles) southeast of Kandahar City.
They added that three tanker drives suffered injuries .
Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed responsibility for the assault on the oil tankers. He claimed that dozens of drivers were killed and injured, and 12 tankers were also set ablaze in the incident.
The attack comes days after six supply vehicles transporting fuel destined for US-led forces in Afghanistan went up i
Tags: Six NATO tankers torched + Bomb attack leaves senior police officer dead + Afghanistan Outpost Attacked, At Least 8 Afghan police forces killed + at-least 3 american soldier Dead
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