An Afghan official says Taliban suicide bombers have attacked NATO fuel trucks near the Pakistani border. A gunbattle that followed killed one Afghan policeman and wounded three.

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An Afghan official says Taliban suicide bombers have attacked NATO fuel trucks near the Pakistani border. A gunbattle that followed killed one Afghan policeman and wounded three.

A spokesman in Nangarhar province, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, says the attack early Wednesday took place at the NATO outpost near the Torkahm border crossing, a key supply route for the alliance.

Abdulzai says three suicide bombers first blew up a car at the gate of the parking lot of the NATO outpost. The explosion set off a fire that destroyed several of the privately-owned tankers. The attackers then stormed into the compound.

Abdulzai says the attackers were killed in the ensuing gunbattle.

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NATO says there were no casualties among coalition troops.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid says the insurgent group was behind the attack.

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