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NATO Fuel Tankers Destroyed In Pakistan

At least nine oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan have been destroyed in a fire in southwestern Pakistan. The blaze started on September 15 near the town of Hub in Balochistan Province, bordering Afghanistan and Iran. The cause of the fire has not been confirmed, but local media said that that militants had attacked the convoy.

Men stand near NATO supply tankers destroyed by fire near the town of Hub.
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Men stand near NATO supply tankers destroyed by fire near the town of Hub.

A boy displays bullet shells collected near the burnt-out tankers. Local media reported that militants attacked the convoy, setting off the fire.
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A boy displays bullet shells collected near the burnt-out tankers. Local media reported that militants attacked the convoy, setting off the fire.

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Tankers in flames late on September 15 after the apparent attack
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Tankers in flames late on September 15 after the apparent attack

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