Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan Condemned Gavadar’s Hotel Attack

All foreign and local guests are staying safe in the hotel.
Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan Condemned Gavadar’s Hotel Attack

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in the troubled Balochistan province, saying that the terror attack was an attempt to "destroy" the economic projects and prosperity of the country.

Three heavily armed terrorists attacked the Pearl Continental (PC) hotel in Gwadar on Saturday and made a random firing, in which one guard died. The three attackers were killed by security forces. "Especially in Balochistan, such efforts are an attempt to subvert our economic projects and prosperity.

The government will not allow these agendas to succeed, "Khan said in a statement issued by his office. While condemning the attack, Khan appreciated the initial response to security guards and security forces to make human life more harmful.

The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) took the responsibility of the attack. The Gwadar port is the focal point of the $ 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with many Chinese workers from other provinces of Pakistan working on the harbor.

Under CPEC, China is investing heavily in Balochistan. The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan also condemned the attack on the hotel and expressed condolences to the families of security personnel and two security personnel. The hotel is situated on the Koh-e-Battle hill in the south of West Bay on Fish Harbor Road in Gwadar, along with business as well as for leisure travelers. All foreign and local guests staying in the hotel were safely taken out.

The provincial police chief further said that "attackers may come to attack in the boat". Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Aliyan condemned the "terrorist attack" and directed the authorities to "ensure the safety of everyone inside the hotel".

In relation to the situation, he called for "a well-planned and strong action against terrorists" and said that he was "in touch with police and local administration". Balochistan, which crosses the border of Afghanistan and Iran, is Pakistan's largest and the poorest province, rife with ethnic, sectarian and separatist rebellion.

On 18th April, after compelling the buses to land on a highway in Balochistan, unknown gunmen donated uniforms of paramilitary soldiers and killed at least 14 passengers, including the Pakistan Navy personnel.

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