Dera Murad Jamali, Jan 15(ANI): At least 20 fuel supply tankers for NATO forces in Afghanistan were torched by unidentified miscreants, who opened fire on them near Dear Murad Jamali in Balochistan.
According to police sources, the ambush took place as the tanker drivers took a break to have their dinner at roadside motels located near Dear Murad Jamali in Naseerabad area, Geo TV reported.
Unknown armed militants came driving a car and opened indiscriminate fire on tankers, reportedly injuring a driver in the attack.
At least 20 fuel containers caught fire due to gunshots, while the fierce blaze also gutted nearby shops and hotels, witnesses said.
No law enforcement agency official could manage to arrive at the crime scene. Meanwhile, miscreants continued firing on fuel tankers with little pauses in order to create trouble for fire brigade rescuers.
Also, panic and fear have gripped nearby localities due to the continuous firing in the area. (ANI)