Anger following Killings of Civilans by US NATO Occupation Forces: 16 Nato Oil Tankers Torched in Afghanistan

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PESHAWAR: Angry people on Sunday staged a protest against the killing of civilians by foreign forces and blew up 16 Nato oil tankers in the Kulangar area in the Logar province of Afghanistan.

A local resident told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) the mob attacked the Paktia-bound logistics convoy early in the day, blowing up at least 16 oil tankers. “The protest came to an end a short while ago but the Kabul-Gardez Highway is still not opened,” he said, adding that though the American and Afghan troops had come to the scene, it is believed the road would be opened for traffic tomorrow.

He said the protesters were chanting slogans against Karzai and the US, asking the authorities to punish the foreign troops for killing civilians. Logar Governor’s spokesman Din Muhammad Darvesh told AIP that last night foreign forces launched an operation, killing three persons in Nasarkhel area near Pul-e-Alam in Logar. Logar Provincial assembly Speaker Abdul Hakim Sulemankhil told AIP that deceased were local.

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