Taliban Wrecks Key Afghanistan Supply Bridge
Deliveries cut off after Pakistan attack; how long remains unclear
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 3, 2009 8:17 AM CST
Map locates the Khyber Pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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(Newser) – Taliban militants have blown up a bridge along the NATO supply route across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, halting deliveries to troops, the New York Times reports. Repairs are under way on the Khyber Pass bridge, but it’s not yet clear how long it will be before supply efforts resume. Militants have been stepping up attacks on the route, prompting drivers to refuse the journey.