NATO oil tanker torched near Quetta

Published: August 3, 2011
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Sources say unidentified men on motorcycle opened fire on tanker. PHOTO: AFP/ FILE

Sources say unidentified men on motorcycle opened fire on tanker. PHOTO: AFP/ FILE

QUETTA: A Nato oil tanker was reportedly set ablaze by unidentified miscreants in the outskirts of Quetta city on Wednesday, reported Express 24/7.

Official sources said that an oil tanker was on its way from Sibi to Afghanistan, carrying fuel for Nato troops stationed there.

They said that unidentified people on a motorcycle opened fire on the tanker as soon as it reached Quetta.

The tank caught fire and was completely damaged as no attempt was made to extinguish the fire.

Meanwhile, the Levies force started an investigation into the attack.

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