Islamabad: Nato tankers hit again; 3 persons killed
ISLAMABAD: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, at t least three people were killed and seven others injured in a midnight attack here on tankers carrying fuel for US and allied troops in Afghanistan.
According to witnesses, gunmen opened fire on the tankers parked in a large compound along the GT Road outside the Defence Housing Authority’s Phase II.
The compound is owned by Taj Afridi, a Nato supply contractor.
More than 20 tankers caught fire after the attack but the gunmen escaped.
The injured were taken to the district headquarters hospital.
Traffic on the GT Road was suspended and fire-fighters and rescue workers were struggling to control the fire till early in the morning.
However, a supply route through Balochistan is open.