#AceNewsReport – Aug.23: The Chinese embassy in Pakistan strongly condemns this act of terrorism, extends its sincere sympathies to the injured of both countries, and expresses its deep condolences to the innocent victims in Pakistan,” it said in a statement.
#AceDailyNews says that according to the embassy the attack happened on Friday evening at the Gwadar East Bay Expressway project in Balochistan, in south-western Pakistan….The statement said several wounded people were sent to a hospital in Gwadar for treatment.
The embassy called on Pakistan’s authorities to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident and severely punish the perpetrators.
According to Pakistan’s ARY News, the attacker detonated himself about 15 metres from the motorcade at 7:00pm local time.
Two children, playing nearby, died in the attack while two others were injured, it added.
Fawad Chaudhry, Pakistan’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting, described the attack as “a game of sabotage”.
“[The] attack in Gawader is just another expression of game of sabotage against economic vision of great leadership of China and Pakistan,” Mr Chaudhry wrote.
In July, a suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying workers to a dam construction site in northern Pakistan, killing 13 people, including nine Chinese nationals.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistani Taliban militants known as Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were behind those attacks.
The TTP said it was not involved.
Beijing is investing more than $US65 billion ($91 million) in infrastructure projects in Pakistan as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, under its wider Belt and Road initiative.
Analysts say China has geopolitical ambitions that extend to both Pakistan and Indian Kashmir.
A Chinese tabloid run by the ruling Communist Party’s official People’s Daily called the bus blast the most serious attack on Chinese nationals in recent years.
#AceNewsDesk report ……..Published: Aug.23: 2021:
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