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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Pakistani Taliban issue threats over reopening of NATO supply routes



(CNN) -- The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday threatened to attack NATO trucks after Islamabad and the U.S. agreed to reopen routes used for supplies to coalition forces in Afghanistan.

The militant group said the supplies are used to target its members fighting against occupation in Afghanistan.

Transporters who resume supplies will be "considered a friend of the U.S." and will face the consequences,a spokesman for the militant group said.

Taliban have attacked NATO supplies in the past, and killed drivers and other crew.

A day before the threats, Islamabad decided to reopen the routes shut down in November when coalition forces mistakenly killed 24 Pakistani troops. Read More