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Militants torch Nato container in Balochistan


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Militants set the container on fire by using petrol. -File Photo
Militants set the container on fire by using petrol. -File Photo

QUETTA: Gunmen torched a container in the Bolan district of Balochistan on Tuesday.

Fateh Muhammad, a police officer said two armed militants opened fire at the container in the Dhadar area of Bolan district.

He said the container was on its way back from Afghanistan after supplying equipment to Nato troops when it was attacked by militants.

The container was stopped and the driver managed to escape. Militants came close and set the container on fire by using petrol.

The militants fled the scene after the strike. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Police and levies men reached the spot as an investigation into the incident is now underway.

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Akhtar Jul 23, 2013 08:33pm

The picture is an old one. Same picture was posted some weeks back for a similar incident.

Yasir Haleem Jul 25, 2013 12:13pm

Infect this is a picture of Oil tanker NOT container who carries the NATO equipment.