NATO tanker destroyed in bomb explosion in Khyber, supply suspendedBy ANI
Monday, January 3, 2011
PESHAWAR - A NATO oil tanker was destroyed completely in a bomb explosion in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency, however, no casualties have been reported.
According to security authorities, the oil tanker was heading towards Torkham border from Peshawar via Pak-Afghan border highway on Monday morning.
The explosion took place at Ali Masjid area of Jamrud district in Khyber Agency, the Dawn reports.
Following the blast, the Pak-Afghan border highway was blocked completely with a massive traffic pile-up, resulting in NATO supply suspension.
Meanwhile, security forces started a search operation after surrounding the area.
Supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan are sent through Chaman and Torkham road networks in Pakistan. (ANI)