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ISAF supply vehicles set alight in Pakistan

ISAF supply vehicles set alight in Pakistan

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Aug 16, 2011 - 14:15

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): At least 12 trucks carrying supplies for international troops based in Afghanistaninfo-icon have been torched in Pakistaninfo-icon, officials said on Tuesday.

During one attack in the Landikotal border town, unidentified gunmen set alight three fuel tankers besides unloading a goods container, a witness said.

Abdul Azim Shinwari told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place late on Monday.

Elsewhere in the neighbouring country, eight fuel supply trucks for NATOinfo-icon-led troops were burnt in Muzaffarabad district of central Punjab province.

A security official said police had launched a search operation in the area, where the Mianwali-Multan road was closed as a result of the attack.

Suspected militants attacked a dozen oil tankers parked outside a roadside restaurant, destroying six of them. The assailants fled from the scene, the official said.

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