| GEO Pakistan|
| 15 Nato-supply containers torched near Islamabad|
| Updated at: 0103 PST, Wednesday, June 09, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: In another bid to blow a hard strike into international efforts to uproot militancy, nearly fifteen Nato containers, meant for supplying fuel and other logistic support for Nato forces resisting against Taliban in Afghanistan, have been torched as unknown assailants opened fire and set them ablaze in suburbs of federal Capital Islamabad late on Tuesday night, injuring four persons but no loss of life was reported, Geo news reported.
Bizarrely, all the drivers and containers’ cleaners had disappeared from the incident scene when the ambush was carried out near Sangjani place located in the outskirts of Islamabad, eyewitnesses told media persons.
Rescue efforts have been kicked off as law enforcement agencies have cordoned off the area while wounded men are being rushed to hospital for medical treatment.
Fire tenders have been dispatched to incident site, as all containers are on thick fire, meanwhile, police parties are in pursuit of attackers, sources said.
According to police sources, miscreants were carrying heavy armaments while riding two motorcycles and six cars when they lodged onslaught.