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Oil tanker, food trucks attacked in northern Afghan province

Souce:Xinhua Publish By Updated 16/11/2012 2:19 am in World / no comments


AYBAK, Afghanistan, Nov. 15 — Unknown armed men attacked an oil tanker and two food-laden trucks in Samangan province 215 km north of Kabul late Wednesday night, a local official said Thursday.

“Unidentified armed men, possibly Taliban militants attacked and destroyed an oil tanker and two trucks carrying food stuffs to Kabul late last night,” Ghulam Mohammad, head of the police’s crime investigation department in Samangan, told Xinhua.

No one was hurt in the attack, he added.

Meantime, Zabihullah Mujahid who claims to speak for the Taliban outfit in talks with media via telephone from an unknown location claimed of responsibility, stressing that the Taliban fighters attacked and destroyed the convoy supplying goods to NATO- led troops in Kabul.



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