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    NATO trucks destroyed after Afghan Taliban attack

    Al Jazeera English

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    A Taliban bomb attack has destroyed 22 fuel tankers carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, local officials said, as nine Afghan soldiers and two NATO troops died in escalating attacks.

    A magnetic bomb stuck to the side of a truck triggered a series of powerful explosions in what were mainly fuel tankers parked overnight at a rest stop in Samangan in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.