US tense over Pakistan
View Larger Map The same day that Pakistan closed down NATO’s supply lines to Afghanistan moving through Khyber in the north, “militants” attacked in the city of Shikarpur and savaged a convoy carrying fuel and supplies destined for troops in Afghanistan. From Geo News: More than 27 oil tankers, meant for Nato’s fuel supply and […]
Pakistan closed NATO’s supply route in Afghanistan after claiming three Frontier Corps troops were killed by US troops in a cross-border strike. Twenty-seven NATO fuel trucks were destroyed in an attack in Shikarpur. Eight Germans and two Britons were killed in the Sept. 8 Predator strike in North Waziristan.
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