Militants Torch 17 NATO Oil Tankers In Pakistan
Suspected Taliban militants torched torched Saturday morning about 17 oil tankers, supplying fuel to allied forces in the neighboring Afghan country, in a Southwestern district. At least two persons were wounded in the attack.
The tankers were parked outside a small restaurant in Dera Murad Jamali district of Baluchistan province when the attack took place.
Local police officer, Fateh Muhammad Jamali, told reporters that the drivers were having dinner inside the restaurant when suspected militants opened fire at the tankers and also fired rockets.
Tankers were caught on fire, which also spread to the restaurant, he said, adding, all the tankers and the restaurant were completely destroyed in the attack. Also, he added, at least two persons sustained injuries.