Attack on Chinese consulate planned in Afghanistan: police
Five terrorists involved in the attack have been arrested, says additional IG Karachi
KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of Police Sindh Dr Amir Shaikh on Friday said the attack on the Chinese consulate in the Karachi’s Clifton area on 23rd November 2018 was planned in Afghanistan on behest of Indian spy agency RAW.
During a press conference in DIG East office, Dr Shaikh said that terrorists belonging to banned outfit Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) were involved in the attack. He said the purpose behind the attack was to sabotage China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
AIG further said five terrorists involved in the attack were apprehended this morning. Sharing the details of attack, he said Aslam Achhu group’s militants planned attack in Afghanistan and weapons for the attack were transported from Quetta to Karachi’s Baldia Town via train.
He further said that the terrorists stayed at the house of one Arif in Baldia Town, adding that now only one suspect remains to be arrested. He said that the facilitators were identified as Abdul Latif, Hussanin, Arif alias Nadir, Hasham alias Ali and Aslam Mugari.
Law enforcement agencies personnel on 23rd November 2018 foiled an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi’s Clifton area. They killed all attack- ers and recovered nine hand grenades, Kalashnikov bullets, magazines and explosives.
Two policemen and two civilians were martyred in the attack.
KARACHI: Sindh Additional Inspector General, Ameer Shaikh addresses tomedia persons during press conference.