Didn't we bring peace and democracy to Afghanistan?
Besieged Pakistan tank-truck drivers rebel
Aug. 22, 2006 (Oil and Gas Journal)
- Increasing terrorist attacks on truckers transporting cheap oil from Pakistan to war-torn Afghanistan, have prompted an angry reaction from Pakistani tank-truck owners...the All Pakistan Oil Tanker Owners Association (APOTOA) threatened a nationwide strike in 2 weeks unless Pakistan and Afghanistan provide protection for them...
- Within 2 months, nine tanker-trucks have been attacked in Kandahar, Afghanistan, while three were bombed inside the Pakistan border near Chaman in Balochistan province...a number of drivers have been killed, but their families have not received any compensation from either government or from Rawalpindi, Pakistan-based Attock Refinery Ltd. (ARL). Attock Oil Co. Ltd. owns 52.5% of ARL.