On 13 August, ANI reported that China had asked Pakistan to “severely punish the perpetrators” following the attacks on its citizens.
The Chinese Embassy calls on its citizens in Pakistan to be alert and mindful of security risks, to ensure the safety of their lives and property.
“The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan strongly condemns this terrorist act. The Embassy and Consulate General in Karachi immediately launched an immediate response, demanded that the Pakistani authorities thoroughly investigate the incident. Attack, severely punish the perpetrators, take practical and Take effective measures.” To prevent similar incidents” – Chinese Embassy in Pakistan referred to the “terrorist attack” on the delegation. Truck carrying 23 Chinese engineers in Balochistan.
On 13 August, a convoy carrying Chinese engineers was attacked near the Gwadar police station in Balochistan-Pakistan. Photo: ANI
“In view of the current security situation, the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan reminds Chinese citizens to remain alert and mindful of security risks, ensuring the safety of life and property. Mine”.
The Chinese embassy press release said that there was no injury to the Chinese side in the attack and the personnel involved were evacuated to safety.
On 13 August, a convoy carrying Chinese engineers was attacked near the Gwadar police station in Balochistan-Pakistan.
Global Times shared a video in which a lorry in the convoy was hit by bullets with its windows shattered.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Punjab authorities have advised Chinese nationals living in the province or working for private companies to use the services of “A” class private security companies for their security.
In 2014, the Punjab government established a Special Security Unit (SPU) to provide security to foreigners working on projects of national importance in Pakistan.
According to Dawn, 3,336 police officers, 187 drivers, 20 wireless network operators, 244 military veterans and seven ex-army officers were recruited into the SPU.
At present, 3,829 officers and staff of SPU are providing security to 7,567 Chinese people working on 4 projects along with 2,552 staff from districts. They also provide security to Chinese living in 70 residential areas and 24 camps in Punjab province.