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NATO tankers set ablaze in Pakistan

Nato lorries set ablaze in Pakistan
Al Jazeera English

Attack on tankers carrying supplies to troops in Afghanistan follows deaths of Pakistani soldiers in Nato strikes.
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 09:05 GMT

Officials said up to 25 lorries were set on fire but there were no injuries or deaths [AFP]

Tankers carrying supplies for Nato troops in Afghanistan have been set on fire by unidentified assailants in the Pakistani town of Shikarpur in Sindh province, officials say.
The incident on Friday came a day after Pakistani authorities blocked a supply route for Nato troops, angered by the killing of three Pakistani soldiers in airstrikes by Nato helicopters.
"The attackers fired with small arms on tankers and fled away. No one was hurt," an official of the paramilitary Rangers force told the Reuters news agency. The official, who declined to be named, said about 10 assaila


Added: Oct-1-2010 Occurred On: Oct-1-2010
By: khamomil
Afghanistan, News
Tags: NATO, supply convoy, Pakistan, Afghanistan, arson, jet fuel
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