Bomb hits NATO supply tankers in Pakistan

Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a bomb attack in Pakistan has destroyed 16 tankers carrying fuel for U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan.

Police officer Shafi Ullah Khan says the attack took place Saturday at a terminal close to the city of Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan.

Many of the non-lethal supplies for the war in Afghanistan are trucked overland through Pakistan after being unloaded at the port city of Karachi.

Islamist militants frequently attack the trucks, though the vast majority of supplies makes it through unscathed.

Khan says fire crews were at the scene of the attack.

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