DERA MURAD JAMALI- Unidentified armed men attacked a NATO oil tanker near Lal Shah today, however no loss of life was reported.

According to sources, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) tanker was heading to Afghanistan from Karachi when armed men attacked it near Lal Shah with indiscriminate firing. Flames started to emit out of the tanker.

When informed, security forces, police and rescue teams reached the spot. Fire-fighters had to face difficulties in extinguishing the fire due to its intensity. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Noor Muhammad said the police had cordoned off the area to go after the culprits. However, no arrest could be made so far, added the DSP.