Two NATO containers torched in Mastung
06 October, 2012
QUETTA: Two empty NATO containers were set ablaze in Matsung district, some 40 kilometres from the provincial capital on Friday.
According to police, the NATO containers were en route to Karachi from Chaman, after unloading goods in Afghanistan, when unidentified armed men riding a motorbike intercepted them on the RCD Highway at gunpoint and set them on fire.
However, the drivers of oil tankers remained safe, sources said. Police rushed to the site soon after the incident and cordoned off the area. The attackers managed to flee the scene. Police have registered a case and started investigation.