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Gunmen torch NATO tankers, kill driver in Kalat



Kalat: Gunmen attacked a convoy of NATO oil tankers in Kalat overnight, killing a driver and torching eight vehicles, local officials said Friday.

According to the details unidentified armed men fired rockets and bullets at the convoy of 15 oil tankers traveling from Karachi to landlocked Afghanistan.

The police officials said that gunmen attacked the convoy at a rest stop in Surab town of Kalat district. They fired rockets and bullets on the convoy from both sides of the road and in the attack eight tankers were burnt.

Muhammad Akbar, a senior administration official confirmed the attack and death of   a driver of  tanker.

No group has claimed the responsibility yet

Published in the Balochistan Point on September 14, 2013

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