Two policemen, three suicide bombers killed in attack on China consulate in Pakistan's Karachi

Two policemen, three suicide bombers killed in attack on China consulate in Pakistan's Karachi

KARACHI - Reuters
Two policemen, three suicide bombers killed in attack on China consulate in Pakistans Karachi

At least two Pakistani policemen and three suicide bombers were killed during an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi on Friday, a doctor told Reuters.

"There were three suicide attackers," Jiand Baloch of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), which also describes itself as the Baloch Liberation Army, told Reuters by telephone. "They stormed the Chinese embassy in Karachi. China is exploiting our resources."

"We have two cops brought dead and security guard injured due to blast impact," said Seemin Jamali, a doctor at the Jinnah Hospital in Karachi.

Geo TV reported that a "suicide vest" had been recovered.

All 21 Chinese staff in the consulate were safe after the attack, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

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