X Close

World

Published: Wednesday December 4, 2013 MYT 6:46:03 AM
Updated: Wednesday December 4, 2013 MYT 6:46:53 AM

Pentagon halts ground shipments out of Afghanistan via Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has halted U.S. ground shipments of cargo leaving Afghanistan via its key Pakistan supply route to ensure the safety of drivers following protests in Pakistan over American drone strikes, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday.

"We anticipate we will be able to resume our shipments through this route in the near future," spokesman Mark Wright said.

(Reporting by Phil Stewart; editing by Jackie Frank)

advertisement

  1. MH370 search: Next 48 hours crucial, says Hishammuddin
  2. Gobind: My father was a simple man, who enjoyed simple things
  3. CM proposes that sea front be renamed Karpal Singh Drive
  4. Former police chief recalls fond memories
  5. Dr Mahathir: Kassim Ahmad's arrest wrongly portrays Islam as 'hard and unmerciful'
  6. Karpal Singh: He never feared defeat, says Guan Eng
  7. Karpal Singh, my loving husband
  8. MERS virus: 64 villagers from Kampung Bintang quarantined for a week
  9. ‘Don’t play the fool’ and other quotes by Karpal Singh
  10. Michael — shy man whose care spoke volumes

advertisement

advertisement