400 trucks burn on Afghan roads

Fuel trucks ablaze in Afghanistan

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    Fuel trucks ablaze in Afghanistan

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More than 400 trucks carrying fuel and oil were burning on roads west of Kabul, Afghanistan, police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said Saturday.

Emergency crews tried to contain the damage, he said.

Residents and local news reporters posted images online of a line of red fire and burning trucks on the night horizon.

The Taliban claimed in a statement that their fighters had attacked a parking depot used by trucks delivering supplies to NATO.

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