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Chinese engineer convoy is attacked by insurgents from Pakistan.

  • August 17, 2023
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Chinese engineer convoy is attacked by insurgents from Pakistan.

According to authorities, the Pakistani military successfully repelled a militant attack on Chinese engineers in the southwest Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing two militants while protecting the Chinese workers from harm.

According to Chakar Baloch, the police superintendent for the Gwadar district where the incident took place, a clearance operation is presently underway. fighting between police and terrorists. Two members of the security team hurt.

An aggressive separatist group, the Baloch Liberation Army, claimed responsibility for the attack .

At least two militants killed and three hurt, according to Pakistan’s military forces, in a gunfight with security personnel.

According to the military, security forces have cordoned off the entire area and started a search operation.

The attack was harshly denounced by China‘s Foreign Ministry on Monday, and it urged Pakistani authorities to punish the perpetrators and guarantee the safety of Chinese citizens.


In order to avoid and address the threat of terrorism, as well as to effectively safeguard the security of Chinese individuals, institutions, and projects in Pakistan, China will continue to collaborate with Pakistan. claimed Chinese Ministry spokeswoman Wang Wenbin.

He continued, “Any attempt to undermine the friendship between China and Pakistan and the development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would never succeed.

The $60 billion CPEC project creates a network of highways, trains, pipelines, and power plants to link China’s western Xinjiang province to Pakistan’s strategically significant Gwadar port.

It is a crucial part of the Belt and Road Initiative, the effort to build up the world’s infrastructure led by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

China, a close friend, is Pakistan’s principal source of economic and military support. Terrorist acts, however, have concerned Beijing in recent years as they have targeted Chinese nationals and their interests in Pakistan.

In an alleged suicide assault in April 2022 near the Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi, three Chinese academics and a driver were kill. According to the Baloch Liberation Army, the Confucius Institute a target of that attack because it seen as a representation of Chinese economic, cultural, and political expansionism.

In July 2021, a big attack on Chinese engineers took occurred in the northern part of Pakistan.Local authorities report that a bus carrying Chinese engineers slammed into a ditch. after a deadly explosion that claimed the lives of over a dozen people.

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