Smoke rises from burning oil tankers outside Kabul (5 July)
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Taliban launch rocket attack on Kabul oil tankers

The Taliban in Afghanistan say that they have carried out a rocket attack on hundreds of oil tankers outside the capital, Kabul.

It was unclear whether there had been any casualties in the incident which happened late on Friday.

Firefighters spent all night tackling the blaze, but fires were still burning on Saturday morning.

The tankers were reportedly transporting fuel for Nato forces and were parked at the time of the attack.

Karen Allen reports

  • 05 Jul 2014
  • From the section Asia
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