4 policemen killed, 12 NATO oil tankers destroyed in Pakistan

10:28, April 25, 2010      

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Four policemen were killed and 12 oil tankers of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces were set on fire in Pakistan's Punjab province on Saturday.

Unknown militants attacked the NATO's tankers near the city of Chakwal in Punjab province, police sources said.

Police officer Aslam Tarenn confirmed the death of the policemen in the attack. He said that the attackers had come by Land Cruiser. Nearby petrol station also caught fire due to the attack on the oil tankers.

Most oil supply to NATO forces in Afghanistan is transferred through Pakistan. But militants frequently attack the NATO oil tankers in the country.

Source: Xinhua

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