Islamabad, April 28 IANS | 7 months ago

At least six people were injured Monday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a NATO container on the Pakistan-Afghanistan highway in the Khyber tribal region.

The militants opened fire at a NATO container, injuring the driver of the vehicle and five other people following which the Khasadar forces personnel retaliated, Dawn online reported, citing official sources.

The two nearby vehicles were also damaged as a result of the exchange of fire.

The security forces and rescue teams immediately reached the site and cordoned off the area.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, the report said.

A search operation was conducted by the security officials following the attack and at least 12 suspects were arrested in Jamrud tehsil.

(Posted on 28-04-2014)

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