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4 NATO containers torched in Quetta, Pakistan

07-16-2010 14:42 BJT

ISLAMABAD, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Four NATO supply containers were completely destroyed after they were set on fire by unknown miscreants in Quetta, a capital city of Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan, reported local media The News on Friday.

According to the report, the attack took place late Thursday night when some unidentified gunmen fired at the containers parked nearby a hotel on National Highway in Mach locality of tehsil Bolan in Quetta city.

The NATO containers were attacked on its way to Afghanistan en- route Quetta from Karachi.

No people were injured in the attack, the report quoted police sources as saying, adding that the fire tenders were called in to quench the fire after the attack was reported.

Thursday's attack on NATO supply convoy is the third of its kind over the last three consecutive days. Prior to this, two attacks were reported respectively on Wednesday and Thursday, in which at least four NATO supply vehicles carrying oil and other goods for NATO troops in Afghanistan were destroyed.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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