Three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver were killed and a few others were harmed on Tuesday when a vehicle/van detonated.
The impact occurred at 1.52 pm (nearby time) in a van close to the Confucius Institute, a Chinese language showing focus at Karachi University.
The media detailed how a dissenter assailant group asserted liability and said the attack was carried out by a female suicide bomber.
An upsetting video of the moment has circulated the internet with the help of social media.
The Chinese state news source denounced the impact and requested the Pakistani side put forth more attempts to safeguard the security of Chinese undertakings and work force.
The Global Times said in a publication
“We strongly demand that the Pakistani side make more efforts to protect the safety of Chinese institutions, projects and personnel in Pakistan, and make those organizations understand that those who try to hurt the Chinese will only bring destruction on themselves.”
The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has asserted liability regarding the attack on a lady, Shari Baloch, who assumed the name Bramsh and completed the attack.
This is the most significant assault on Chinese nationals in Pakistan since the besieging of transport at Dasu in the northwest in July 2021, which killed nine Chinese nationals.
The attack is “another part of the Baluch opposition’s history,” the assertion said.
Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon mentioned that the underlying investigation recommends that there may have been a suicide bomber behind the assault.
He said that closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage from the site showed an individual wearing the female burqa head-to-toe concealing strolling to the van, followed by an instantaneous and quick explosion.
The three killed Chinese were identified as the director of the Chinese-constructed Confucius Institute, which offers Chinese language graduate classes, and two instructors.
The fourth casualty was the Pakistani driver of the van, the authorities said.
Police sources expressed that there were around seven to eight individuals in the van. However, a careful number of losses presently can’t seem to be accounted for.
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the blast.
Taking to Twitter, he expressed his grief over the deaths of Chinese individuals.
Says, “I am deeply grieved by the loss of precious lives, including those of our Chinese friends, in the heinous attack in Karachi today”.
My heartfelt condolences go to the bereaved families.
I strongly condemn this cowardly act of terrorism. The perpetrators will surely be brought to justice.
Published By : Chittajallu H S Kumar
Edited By: Kiran Maharana