A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near. A convoy of Chinese employees who were constructing. The Eastbay Expressway on Friday, causing a significant terrorist attack. To take place in the city of Gwadar. The China Overseas Port Holding Company laborer’s involved in the construction of the Eastbay Expressway. The highway that was being built also included the participation of Chinese laborer’s.
According to the reports China Overseas Port Holding Company. That received a young man. Who appeared to be in his early 20s seen rushing towards. The convoy as it was travelling towards a fishermen’s settlement. This spotted as the convoy was approaching closer to its destination. The man tried to stopped. By security agents dressed in plainclothes. He exploded the bomb 20 meters away from the convoy. Which resulted in the deaths of three children who had been playing nearby at the time of the attack. Several rather minor injuries sustained. By one of the Chinese workers.
The Baloch Liberation Army. also known as the BLA, has stepped out to take responsibility for the assault. They issued a statement in which they claimed responsibility for the attack. In which they also identified the suicide bomber and gave a picture of him. The statement published. In addition, according to BLA. Nine Chinese personnel were among the people. who lost their lives during the operation. This assertion, however disproved. By the deputy commissioner (DC) of Gwadar. who emphasized that the only Chinese worker to suffer any injuries was a minor one. The DC also stated that the only Chinese worker to acquire any injuries was a minor one. According to those in charge of maintaining security.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor:
The attack did not go according to their plan. They did not achieve. Their objective of causing a substantial number of casualties. According to one official of the security services. Who spoke on the condition of anonymity. This is the reason why the BLA is exaggerating the number of victims. In spite of the fact that the BLA was not successful, a suicide. The bombing in Gwadar is sending out all of the wrong messages. about the port town. Which the government is touting as the “Singapore of the future.
The Chinese ambassador:
A consequence of the incident that took place. Although this was the second major attack on Chinese personnel in the span of one month. the Chinese officials have expressed their alarm as a result of it. A recent meeting between the Chinese ambassador. and the Minister of the Interior. Sheikh Rasheed, resulted in the Chinese embassy’s request to Sheikh Rasheed. For a more strict security procedure to adopted for Chinese people. A number of political commentators have referred to this as the “Do More” policy of China. Pakistan is the country where the phrase “Do More” first appeared.
Because this is not the first attack on Chinese soil. that has taken place in Gwadar. the Chinese government has every right to concerned about the situation. Since development on Gwadar port. there have been at least three major attacks against Chinese installations. prior to the suicide bombing that took place just the week before. One of these attacks was just the week before. In A truck that was transporting Chinese personnel was the target of an attack. that utilised a car bomb. As a direct result of this, Three Chinese engineers taken out of commission and died.
The terrorists responsible:
It was the first attack of its kind against Chinese nationals in Balochistan. It was also a significant one. The terrorists responsible for it were members of the Baloch people. The second assault happened. When Baloch separatists armed. With firearms killed ten construction workers. as they were working on a project for the CPEC. The victims were working on a construction site. Even though none of the victims were of Chinese heritage. The fact that they had been working on projects. That supported by China makes it highly likely that they were the intended victims. The third assault which took place.