Nato trucks
In this March 24, 2008 file photo, a view of destruction caused by bomb explosions at Torkham along Afghanistan border in Pakistan on March 24, 2008. — Photo by AP/File

CHAMAN: Gunmen attacked two Nato tankers on the highway between Chaman and Quetta near the Afghan border on Thursday, killing a driver and injuring another, local police said.

According to the local levies authorities, the armed men first signalled the drivers to stop. When the drivers ignored the signal, the assailants opened fire killing one of them on the spot whereas the assistant of the driver sustained injuries and was shifted to Quetta for treatment.

Nato trucks and oil tankers are regularly targeted with arson attacks blamed on insurgents attempting to disrupt two key supply lines that cross western Pakistan bound for foreign troops fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan.

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