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Two Chinese teachers were killed in a blast at Confucius Institute Karachi University

Karachi, Pakistan: A female suicide attacked a vehicle carrying female Chinese nationals who were teachers of Confucius Institute. 

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Information suggests that two Chinese nationals were teachers at Confucius Institute. Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) has accepted the responsibility for this attack.

According to reports, the incident occurred near the Confucius Institute run with the support of the Chinese government. Rescue teams have reached the spot and the area has been cordoned off by the security agencies. Police officials confirmed there were seven to eight people in the vehicle that was targeted.

 

 

Foreign Office of Pakistan says:

We strongly condemn the reprehensible terrorist attack in Karachi which claimed innocent lives, including those of Chinese nationals working at the Confucius Institute. The Government and people of Pakistan extend their deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of victims who lost their lives in the incident.

The law enforcement agencies are investigating the incident to apprehend the culprits and bring them to justice. Local authorities are also providing all possible assistance to the injured.

The cowardly incident is a direct attack on the Pakistan-China friendship and ongoing cooperation. Pakistan and China are close friends and iron brothers. Pakistan attaches great importance to safety and security of Chinese nationals, projects and institutions in Pakistan.

 

Central Desk
Central Desk
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