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Sikh group condemns Modi govt for plotting Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi

WASHINGTON: A US-based Sikh organisation ‘Sikh for Justice’ (SFJ) has strongly condemned the Modi-led Indian government for its hand in sponsoring Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi a month ago, ARY News reported on Sunday. The group wrote a letter to Chinese ambassador in Pakistan and condemned the attack that also claimed life of a police official. The Sikh group also announced to give Rs 1 million to the heirs of the official. The cheque would be presented to the Pakistan ambassador who will subsequently forward it…

ATC directs CTD to submit Chinese consulate attack report

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday directed the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) to submit a report on Jan 24 pertaining to the Chinese Consulate attack, ARY News reported. During the hearing, the court questioned CTD investigation officer reasons for listing the case in the A-class category. The A-class reports pertain to cases in which accused persons are unknown or untraceable. "Why there had been no efforts to arrest the attackers", the court questioned. In response, the investigation officers said…

Russia condemns Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Following the condemnation from the United States, Russia also came forward to denounce the terrorist attack of November 23 on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi. According to details, the spokesperson of Russian foreign ministry, Maria Zakharova, decried the attack and said such incidents could not be tolerated on any level. The investigation agencies of Pakistan have made key progress in probe of the incident and detained nine more suspects in the case with the help of the mobile phone data. On the…

Chinese govt presents compensation cheques to families of martyred policemen

ISLAMABAD: Chinese government on Thursday released Rs6 million compensation money for the families of the martyred policemen, who embraced martyrdom during the terrorists attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi.       The Chinese government highly valued the sacrifices rendered by the two police officials and said their sacrifices were unforgettable for the government and the people of China. According to the detail, Chinese counsel general on the behalf of his government, handed over compensation cheques worth Rs3…

Chinese Consulate attackers were equipped with chemical bottles, explosives, first aid kit: report

KARACHI: The forensic department of the Sindh Police has finalized the report of Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi that killed couple of policemen among four people last week, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to the report, slabs of C-4 (explosives), two chemical bottles and a dry battery were found from the possession of attackers, who were killed by the law enforcers before they could barge into the Consulate. It said the attackers had also brought four detonators with them. Improvised explosive device…

‘The Chinese lady hugged me and I told her you are in safe hands’

Policewoman Suhai Aziz Talpur heard of the attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi while driving to work. She rushed to the scene to find two of her colleagues dead, and a trio of insurgents attempting to blow their way into the building. Her fast response and actions during the nearly two-hour assault on the diplomatic mission in Karachi have been praised for saving countless lives, turning 30-year-old Talpur into an instant celebrity. “The moment I arrived, an exchange of fire was taking place, blasts had been…

Chinese consulate attack: Minister announces compensation for families of martyred cops

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi, on Sunday announced compensation for heirs of two policemen who lost their lives in attack on the Chinese Consulate on November 23, ARY News reported. Zaidi said he would give Rs 5,00,000 to heirs of each martyred cop, while also announcing to bear educational expenses of children of the deceased policemen. He praised the gallantry displayed by security guard Jumman Shah who fought the attackers, and said ‘people like Jumman are our real heroes.’ He also…

CTD in-charge says RAW behind attack on Chinese consulate

KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) In-Charge Raja Umar Khattab on Saturday said Indian intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), was behind the attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi, ARY News reported. "Such an attack could not be executed without reconnaissance. The terrorists had ample knowledge of the consulate. Investigation is underway to find out from where they arrived," he said while talking to media.  Umar Khattab said presence of commander of the proscribed Balochistan…

Police register FIR of Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi

KARACHI: The police on Saturday registered a first information report (FIR) of the attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi that left at least two policemen dead, ARY News reported. The state is complainant in the FIR lodged by the police at Counter Terrorism Department police station in Karachi. The complaint also mentions names of 13 facilitators of the attack. According to text of the FIR, police had killed all three terrorists during an exchange of fire at the consulate’s entrance gate. Earlier in the day, police…