Blast damages oil tanker in Chaman, injures one

Explosive device was planted on the rear of the tanker; one person injured.


December 31, 2010

A blast badly damaged a Nato oil tanker in the bordering town of Chaman in Balochistan on Friday.


Official sources said unidentified people had planted an explosive device on the rear of the tanker. The device went of with a huge explosion when it reached near border with Afghanistan. Tanker caught fire because of blast.


One person sustained injuries as fire also engulfed a nearby car.


Fire fighters extinguished the fire. The blast and fire however badly damaged the oil tanker.


Attacks on Nato tankers have become a frequent occurrence.

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