Pak launches probe into 500 missing NATO vehicles

Quetta, Oct 11(ANI): Pakistan has initiated a probe into the disappearance of 500 oil tankers and containers carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan.

According to the Dawn, 500 oil tankers and containers had left Port Qasim in Karachi for Kandahar, but they did not reach the Pakistan-Afghan border near Chaman.

A Pakistani customs official said that the investigation was undertaken after the Supreme Court took suo motu notice of reports about the missing vehicles.

"We are optimistic that we will trace the missing vehicles and their documents," the newspaper quoted the official, as saying.

In the past two years, over 60,000 heavy vehicles of NATO have entered Afghanistan through the Chaman border - with an average of 100 vehicles a day.

It is pertinent to mention that local markets are flooded with goods looted from NATO vehicles. (ANI)

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