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Around 42 oil tankers, containers torched in Pak

Last Updated: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 15:08

Islamabad: At least 42 oil tankers and containers were torched by a group of armed men on Thursday in Quetta.

The vehicles were carrying fuel and military hardware for NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan. The incident was happened in Kharotabad area on Airport Road, suburbs of Quetta.

The Daily Times quoted CCPO Ehsan Mehbob, as saying that at least 32 oil tankers and 10 containers were destroyed in the attack.

According to the owner of terminal, where the trucks and containers were parked, a group of armed men appeared on motorbikes and fired two rockets hitting oil tankers.

Police and security forces cordoned off the area and over a dozen firefighters were engaged in extinguishing fire.


First Published: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 15:08

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