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NATO supply truck torched in Pakistan: police

A NATO container was reportedly set on fire in Pakistan's Baluchistan province.

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A Pakistani security serviceman stands guard beside container trucks carrying NATO supplies parked at the border town of Chaman on July 27, 2012. (Asghar Achakzai/AFP/Getty Images)

A NATO supply truck was set on fire by militants on Tuesday in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, local police officials told CNN

Police officer Fateh Muhammad told Pakistani newspaper Dawn that the NATO container was returning to Afghanistan after delivering supplies to coalition and US forces.

Two militants then opened fire on the vehicle in Bolan's Dhadar area.

Policeman Qazi Pervaiz told CNN: "The militants then came close and set the container on fire using petrol."

The truck's driver was able to escape, according to Dawn

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/130723/nato-supply-truck-torched-pakistan-police