DTN News: Afghanistan TODAY October 23, 2010 - NATO Convoy Attacked In Afghanistan....NSI News Source Info # 1161
(NSI News Source Info) KABUL, Afghanistan - October 23, 2010: Afghan officials say Taliban militants have attacked a NATO convoy in southeastern Afghanistan, setting more than a dozen fuel tankers ablaze and killing at least three drivers.
A spokesman for the provincial governor said thirteen trucks carrying supplies for US-led foreign forces were destroyed in the Zabul Province attack, the Associated Press reported.
Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the attack that took place in Shahra Safa district on Thursday night.
Militants have stepped up attacks on NATO supply convoys in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan over the past weeks. During this period large numbers of NATO trucks have been torched in Pakistan alone.
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