China says consulate staff safe after attack in Pakistan

Reuters , Friday 23 Nov 2018

Paramilitary forces and police take cover behind a wall during an attack on the Chinese consulate, where blasts and shots are heard, in Karachi, Pakistan November 23, 2018 (Photo: Reuters)

All staff working in China’s consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi are safe, China’s foreign ministry said on Friday, after three suicide bombers attacked it.

The attackers did not enter the consulate compound, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily news briefing.

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