Gunmen attack NATO convoy, kill two
[Pak Daily Times] Gunmen in a restive tribal region on Monday attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying military equipment bound for NATO
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operations in Afghanistan, killing two people, officials said. The convoy of some 25 vehicles came under attack after it got stuck in a traffic jam in Landi Kotal town in the Khyber tribal region. "At least three unidentified gunnies opened fire on the convoy, killing a driver and his helper and damaging two vehicles," senior local administration official Shakil Burki told AFP. He said the gunnies fled after the attack, adding that one person in the convoy was also injured. A senior local police official confirmed the incident and casualty toll. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assault, but Pak Taliban have often attacked NATO convoys.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-19