Quetta: Armed militants torched an oil tanker carrying fuel for Saindak Copper and Gold Project run by a Chinese company in Mastung district of Balochistan on Saturday.
According to the details that militants from nearby mountains opened fire on three oil tankers in Choto area of Mastung and one of the tankers caught fire;however, there were no casualties as the drivers were quick to escape the scene.
The oil tankers were supplying fuel to Chinese run copper and gold project in Saindak area. Chinese have been operating the Saindak copper and gold project for the past few years.
Local administration reached on the site and extinguished fire. Further probe was in progress.
This incident comes at a time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has signed eight mega agreements with the Chinese government during his five-day visit to the country.