lotta walking coming for our troops in afghanistan

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  1. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    NATO fuel trucks destroyed in Pakistan


    MILITANTS have destroyed at least 34 trucks in a rocket attack on a NATO trucking terminal in south-west Pakistan supplying troops in neighbouring Afghanistan.

    Some 44 oil tankers and goods trucks were parked in the temporary terminal in Quetta after Pakistan shut down supply lines for NATO forces in anger at a deadly cross-border air strike which killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

    Quetta police chief Ahsan Mehboob said only two trucks remained unaffected by the gun and rocket attack which triggered the fire while eight other vehicles were partially damaged.

    There were no casualties in the attack, he added.

    Senior police official Malik Arshad earlier told AFP that gunmen fired bullets and a rocket at the NATO oil tankers and the ensuing blaze engulfed more than 20 vehicles in Quetta, capital of the southwestern province of Baluchistan.

    "Flames were rising from more than 20 vehicles. We do not know about any casualties yet because the blaze is still so huge," Arshad said.
    "First the fire started in two oil tankers and the fuel started leaking which spread the fire to other vehicles," Arshad said.
    "Fire brigade and emergency services were called in immediately after the attack."
    Paramilitary soldiers cordoned off the site as firefighters battled the massive blaze, with flames shooting high into the night sky and thick black smoke billowing from the burning trucks.
    The terminal is one of three set up in and around Quetta for the stranded NATO oil tankers and trucks.

    Read more: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-new...an/story-e6frfku0-1226217837879#ixzz1g27CTxSd
  2. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Wichita, Ks
    With allies like Pakistan, who needs enemies? And to think we send them billions of dollars in aid every year.

    The USA needs to seriously rethink who its friends are and its foreign aid policy and Pakistan should not be on the list.

  3. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    lesson learned

    dont park all those dam trucks next to each eother like that
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