Almost 22 NATO tankers were exterminated Wednesday by a roadside bomb in North of Afghanistan, AFP declared topical authorities, accusing Taleban rebels have perpetrated the flak.
The blast occurred at dawn and started a discharge that blighted the parked trucks, said Ghulam Sakhi Baghlani, deputy control of Samangan region, where the onslaught occurred. The ruined trucks came from Uzbekistan and Afghanistan were going to southern areas.
"The blowup caused an attack that quickly spread to the 22 trucks," he said, adding that three truck drivers were wounded. NATO was strained to use the roads in the northern areas, being more costly, to resupply its forces after Pakistan will fasten roads to their dominion to the convoys of the ISAF after the U.S. airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in Nov last year.
Taliban insurgents combatting the pro-Western governance in Kabul, claimed the onslaught, adding that individual esoteric precaution guards were killed.A spokesman for the (ISAF) of NATO said in an earlier report that 24 trucks were impoverished by a Bomb operation.
But he said he could not confirm that tankers carrying fuel for the ISAF troops, which uses external suppliers to transport many of their supplies. Pakistan lifted the blockade on NATO convoys this month, but only a few trucks crossed the border yet.