Militants attack three NATO trucks in Khyber

PESHAWAR: Militants attacked three NATO supply trucks near Shagai area of Jamrud Tehsil of Khyber tribal region in which three people were killed and two others were injured, on Monday.

The security forces opened fire at the militants, when they attacked the containers and set them on fire. In the attack, truck drivers were killed on the spot, whereas two other got seriously injured.

The NATO supplies and equipment required by foreign troops in Afghanistan is shipped through the Khyber region, although US troops increasingly use alternative routes through central Asia.