Thousands of NATO containers ground to a halt across Pakistan

Nato supplies moving through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been completely suspended, say officials.


Express November 27, 2011

PESHAWAR:

Nato supplies to Afghanistan remained suspended for the second consecutive day after Nato helicopters attacked a Pakistani check post killing at least 24 soldiers at the Pak-Afghan border on Saturday.



The Defence committee of cabinet have suspended the land route of NATO/ISAF supplies for an unspecified period of time after the attack in Mohmand Agency.

Express 24/7 reporter Umar Farooq says at least 150 Nato containers have been stopped at the Torkham border crossing to Afghanistan. Additionally, thousands of other containers moving through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been ground to a halt, say officials. Supplies making their way to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be sent back to Karachi the officials further stated.

No timeline has been given for an end to the suspension of the supply route.

The Obama administration on Saturday pledged a full investigation into the Nato attack.




COMMENTS (24)

AN | 9 years ago | Reply

@Pakistani Hindu: Not a wise decision. Let's use their supplies.

OldSkool | 9 years ago | Reply

No peaceful resolution?

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