Skip to comments.Taliban torch hundreds of fuel tankers in Kabul
Posted on 07/05/2014 2:12:59 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
Late last night in Kabul province, the Taliban destroyed hundreds of tankers and supply trucks carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan.
The attack took place as the vehicles gathered at a trucking terminal in the Paghman district of Kabul province. Claiming credit for the attack, said the Taliban said they planted bombs on the trucks and then detonated the devices remotely.
"Mujahideen first planted the huge trucks, the tankers other vehicles with magnet, sticky and plastic bombs which were later detonated, triggering a huge fire that spread form [sic] one vehicle to another one and soon engulfed the entire supply terminal," the Taliban said in a statement released on Voice of Jihad.
The district police chief for Paghman told Pajhwok Afghan News that more than 400 trucks were destroyed in the blaze. Another 250 trucks were moved to safety, the police chief said.
The Taliban claimed that more than 600 trucks were destroyed and "a large number of the local security guards and the US-Nato invaders were killed." No casualties were reported by Afghan officials. The Taliban routinely exaggerate the effects of their operations. . .
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Just shoot every EFF’n one wearing a face rag. No Mercy!
Saving Private Ryan - Sticky Bomb
I for one wonder just what kind of carbon footprint did this leave. No respect for nature.
I personally feel that we should have just nuked the Middle East after 9/11.
Yeah. It’d be a real shame if it went to waste, hopefully the smoke&fumes will blow thru Waziristan on its way over India and China.
Where’s the EPA? I’d love to see them take on the Taliban.
THEy would certainly have lots of ammo, as do all gubamint agencies.. of late, anyway.
This sounds like a very nasty big deal.
The Taliban in this instance have demonstrated an important element of asymmetrical resistance. As an accomplished American once advised:
“Hit ‘em where they ain’t!”
The nightmare scenario would be for the Taliban or the Paks to cut the land route between Kandahar and the Port of Karachi coinciding with Russia shutting down the air corridor. As improbable as such an event is it's certainly possible with a diplomatic fool in the White House.
We should have made a real dent in our nuclear weapons arsenal within 48 hours of 9/11 by vaporizing as many sources of the cancer as possible.
these jokers wouldn’t know what to do with oil tankers if they owned them
you might have a point
“”I personally feel that we should have just nuked the Middle East after 9/11.””
You definitely are not alone!!!!!