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    Taliban targets Afghan-Nato 'lifeline' - 24 Apr 2008

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports on a vital lifeline crucial for sustaining the lives of many in Afghanistan.

    The Torkham crossing a key road linking Pakistan to Afghanistan; vital to trade, and for NATO forces, a lifeline for fuel and military supplies too heavy to fly in.

    That is a fact not lost on the Taliban, who increasingly see the Torkham crossing as a chance to target the equipment destined for the front lines.