NATO oil tankers2According to reports a number of vehicles caught fire near US-run Bagram airfield on Wednesday night with Taliban group claiming reponsibility behind the incident.

District police chief for Bagram Zmarai Nasiri confirming the report said the incident took place on eastern part of Bagram airbase on Wednesday night.

Mr. Nasiri further added that 10 vehicles along with an oil tanker transporting fuel for the international coalition forces were destroyed following incident.

A spokesman for the Taliban group Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility behind the incident.

Zabiullah Mujahid further added that Taliban fighters tactically attacked the oil tankers stop from the third entry gate of the Bagram Air base used by US forces.

However local officials deny Taliban group’s comments and said the incident took place due to a gas cylinder explosion.

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