22 NATO Supply Trucks Blown Up in Afghanistan

Fuel convoy attacked at rest stop
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 18, 2012 2:00 AM CDT
22 NATO Supply Trucks Blown Up in Afghanistan
Oil tankers carrying supplies for US and NATO forces are seen in southern Afghanistan.   (AP Photo/Shah Khalid)

Pakistan has reopened supply lines, but NATO is still having plenty of trouble getting supplies into Afghanistan. In the latest attack, a magnetic bomb placed on a truck destroyed 22 fuel tankers in northern Afghanistan early this morning, reports AP. The tankers, which were transporting fuel south from Uzbekistan, were blown up while truckers had stopped to rest. Militants destroyed three NATO supply trucks south of Kabul earlier this week. (Read more NATO stories.)

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