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One killed in attempt to defuse bomb targeting NATO tankers

International Herald Tribune September 29, 2011

CHAMAN: One person was killed on Thursday when a bomb disposal unit tried to defuse an explosive device planted near a convoy of trucks carrying fuel through Chaman to NATO forces in Afghanistan, a security official said.

Earlier on Tuesday, unknown gunmen torched three NATO oil tankers near Dasht area in Mastung district.

According to Balochistan Levies, the tankers were on their way to Kandahar from Karachi when armed men opened fire on them, after which fire erupted from the oil tankers.

Balochistan is the second largest route for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) suppliers

September 29, 2011 Posted by | Afghanistan, Explosive Ordnance Disposal | , , , , | Leave a comment