LANDIKOTAL - A time bomb planted in a tanker carrying oil to Afghanistan for NATO and US troops exploded with a big bang damaging the vehicle completely. However, no loss of life was reported in this connection. The tanker (TLG-327) parked in parking lot at Khyber Nikikhel was blown up after a huge bomb explosion occurred at 8:00am. The tanker was being used to carry oil for NATO and US troops stationed in Afghanistan. After the blast, flames engulfed the whole area, which also gutted a nearby general store. A nearby house and main power supply line also received minor damages due to which electricity supply has been suspended to the whole area. The locals after hectic efforts succeeded in extinguishing the fire. It is worth mentioning here that due to flames and smokes, the Pak-Afghan Highway also remained blocked for 2 hours. Political administration has made no arrest in this connection till filing of this report.