Nato Supply Lorries Set Ablaze By Gunmen In Pakistan

The first attack hit a depot near Quetta while the second set ablaze a convoy in Nowshera, in the north-west. Attacks on tankers have soared since Pakistan shut one of the main routes into Afghanistan over the deaths of several soldiers in a Nato raid. The US and Nato have apologised for the helicopter attack last week which killed at least two Pakistani soldiers. Nato admitted two of its helicopters entered Pakistan on 30 September and killed two border guards, mistaking them for militants after they fired shots. Pakistan says three soldiers were killed. The attack infuriated public opinion in Pakistan and led to anti-Nato demonstrations. Lucky escape The US ambassador to Pakistan, Anne Patterson, described it as a "terrible accident" and said she was offering an apology on behalf of the American people. "We extend our deepest apology to Pakistan and the families of the Frontier Scouts who were killed and injured," she said.