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Militants blow up NATO tanker in Peshawar

Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 21:25

Peshawar: Militants blew up a tanker
carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan on the outskirts
of this north-western Pakistani city on Thursday, police said.
The militants fired a rocket at the oil tanker and
destroyed it in the Ring Road area, police said.
Fire fighters rushed to the spot and extinguished the
blaze. A search operation was launched in the area though no
arrests were made, police said.

Pro-Taliban militants in northwest Pakistan have
destroyed scores of tankers and container trucks ferrying oil
and supplies to US and NATO forces in Afghanistan over the
past two years.


First Published: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 21:25

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