This is the second major attack on Chinese citizens in Pakistan. A fidayeen attack on a convoy of Chinese engineers working on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in Gwadar, Balochistan on Friday evening.
According to the report of the Balochistan Post, 9 people have died in this attack and more than 30 people are injured. However, the media of Pakistan and China are claiming the death of 3 people in this. According to the media, 2 children and 1 Chinese civilian have died in this fidayeen attack.
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where they are undergoing treatment. This is the second major attack on Chinese citizens in Pakistan in the last 40 days. Balochistan Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the attack.
China has demanded an inquiry into the attack from Pakistan and strict action against the attackers. China has warned Pakistan that such an incident should not happen in future. The Chinese embassy in Pakistan said it strongly condemns the suicide attack on the Gwadar port.
Last month, 12 people were killed and several Chinese nationals were injured in a bus blast in Pakistan's Upper Kohistan area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The dead included 9 Chinese engineers, 2 soldiers of Pakistani security forces and 2 other personnel.
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