Gunmen torch NATO trucks in Pakistan

Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen set ablaze five trucks carrying NATO equipment out of Afghanistan as the international military alliance winds down its combat mission there, a media report said Monday.

The incident happened in Bolan district, around 120 km from Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Geo News reported.

Four masked gunmen on two motorbikes opened fire at the vehicles, forcing them to stop. They then doused the vehicles in petrol and set them on fire, Iftikhar Bugti, a government official was quoted as saying.

All five trucks were almost completely destroyed and a driver was slightly injured in the attack, he said.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.