Peshawar, Apr 10: About six oil tankers that were on their way to the NATO troops in Afghanistan were allegedly destroyed by suspected Taliban fighters in Chamkani region on Friday, Apr 10.
Reportedly, unidentified militants blasted an oil tanker loaded with highly inflammable fuels. The blast triggered a massive blaze which engulfed six out of the thirty-five tankers parked there.
The fire was brought under control by the Pakistan Air Force fire tenders after local fire fighters failed to contain the flames. a security official informed that special chemicals were used to extinguish the flames.
There have been similar incidents in the recent past, where NATO trucks have been destroyed.