KHYBER AGENCY - A Nato supply container driver was shot dead and a conductor was injured when gunmen opened fire on their vehicles on Tuesday here in Sur Kamr area of tehsil Jamrud, officials and locals said.Sources said three trailers, loaded with Nato supplies, were heading towards Afghanistan when they were intercepted by militants riding two motorcycles in Sur Kamr on the main Pak-Afghan road. They sprayed bullets on the vehicles. The driver of a trailer, identified as Atta Mohammad, died on the spot while conductor of another vehicle, Zafar, received bullet injuries, sources said. Soon after the incident the administration and forces officials rushed to the scene, cordoned off the whole area, shifted the body and wounded to hospital. The screens of the trailers were also partially damaged. A search operation was launched in the area, sources said. Abul Azzam Brigade has claimed responsibility for the attack. Its spokesperson Abu Zarar talking on phone from an undisclosed location to media persons vowed that in future more attacks would be conducted on Nato supply containers. It is important to mention here that Nato supplies were resumed on July 03 after seven months suspension due to Salala Checkpost incident.Agencies add: The trucks were attacked near the market in Jamrud town on the outskirts of Peshawar, the main city in the troubled northwest, local administration official Bakhtiar Khan said.“Two armed men riding on a motorbike opened fire on a container carrying supplies for Nato troops across the border and killed its driver,” Khan told AFP, adding that the driver’s helper was seriously wounded.Another administration official said the truck was part of a convoy of three or four vehicles travelling without security protection when they came under attack. A hospital official in Jamrud confirmed the casualties. “The driver was shifted to our hospital in serious condition, he died later,” doctor Azam Khan of the state-run Jamrud hospital told AFP. He received one bullet in the head and two in the chest, he added.Bakhtiar Khan said security agencies were interrogating five people held after the shooting, and security for the trucks was to be beefed up. “We have advised the drivers to move in large convoys. We are also telling the customs department to discourage sending one or two trucks instead,” he said.