Pakistan resumes Nato supplies...again

Pakistan had temporarily shut the supply route over security concerns after a truck driver had been killed on July 24.


Afp August 04, 2012

PEHSAWAR: Pakistan on Saturday resumed Nato supplies, allowing 14 containers to cross into Afghanistan from its northwestern border at Torkham, officials said.

Pakistan had temporarily stopped Nato supplies over security concerns on July 24 after gunmen attacked a convoy of Nato trucks on July 24, killing a driver, in the town of Jamrud on the outskirts of Peshawar.

"The Nato supplies have resumed from today and we sent 14 containers" for international troops in Afghanistan," a local administration official told AFP on condition of anonymity because he is unauthorised to speak to media.

A local intelligence official also confirmed resumption of supplies and the departure of 14 Nato containers to Afghanistan.

A senior local customs official, Ubaidullah Khan, however, put the figure of containers, which left for Afghanistan, at seven, adding that they carried food stuff and clothes.

COMMENTS (4)

Ch. Allah Daad | 9 years ago | Reply

Good news for poor drivers and helpers. Atleast they will have some food for their children in month of Ramadhan. There is a danger to their lives but dying once is better than dying of poverty and hunger. Those who enjoy luxuries of life on donations cannot understand these situations.

Mohammad Ali Siddiqui | 9 years ago | Reply

Mubarak Ho.

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