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Pakistani Drivers Will No Longer Deliver Supplies To Afghanistan

01/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lorry drivers in north-west Pakistan say they will no longer deliver supplies to Nato and US-led forces in Afghanistan due to worsening security.

The move follows a spate of hijackings and attacks on their vehicles by Taleban militants.

At least 75% of overland supplies to foreign forces in Afghanistan travels through North-West Frontier Province.

The supplies are critical for troops in an increasingly drawn-out campaign against Taleban insurgents.

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