PESHAWAR: NATO supply was interrupted by the Jamat-e-Islami rally today in Jamrud, Aaj News reported.
Afghan custom officials sent back seven NATO trucks from the border crossing.
Jamat-e-Islami has carried out a rally staging a protest against the resumption of NATO supply and American drone strikes in Pakistan where Jamat-e-slami Ameer, Syed Munawar Hassan will be addressing the rally. Various provincial leaders and numerous party workers of Jamat-e-Islami are also present at the rally.
The Khyber Gate road has been cordoned off with barbed wires and blockades, as trucks coming in from Afghanistan have been asked to halt at Teddy Bazaar.
Yesterday, Afghan customs sent back seven NATO trucks into Pakistan while allowing only one to drive into Afghanistan. The trucks were disallowed due to absence of proper documentation.
According to Pakistan customs, approx 40 containers are still waiting to cross at Pak-Afghan border.
A total of nine containers have reached Afghanistan via Chaman, ever since Pakistan has re-opened the NATO supply route.