A total of 28 NATO oil tankers were parked at a terminal of Peshawar during the time of explosion.
Militants torched 10 tankers in Khairpur district of
Sindh province, injuring five people.
Pakistan’s Senate Committee on Ports and Shipping has revealed that NATO tankers in the country are only paying 450 rupees as handling charges at Port Qasim.
The tankers were carrying fuel for NATO troops in neighbouring Afghanistan.
The 14 tankers were carrying fuel for US and NATO troops in Afghanistan.
Militants fired rockets at a NATO convoy carrying supplies to Afghanistan.
A group of militants Monday
attacked two tankers ferrying oil to NATO and allied forces in
Afghanistan, injuring three persons in the process in Nowshera
district of northwest Pakistan.
The tankers had left Karachi for Kandahar, but they didn`t reach the border.
Claiming responsibility for the attacks on NATO oil tankers, a new terror group has threatened that it would continue with the strikes till the coalition force leaves Afghanistan.
A top local administration official blames the attacks on local militants.
In the second such attack in just
over a week, unidentified men Tuesday set on fire eight tankers
ferrying vital oil supplies to US-led NATO forces in
Afghanistan in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta.
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