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Pakistan scrambles to protect CPEC's Chinese workers after IS killings

Two kidnapped Chinese teachers were recently killed in Pakistan by the Islamic State

Reuters 

Chastened by the Islamic State's claim to have killed two kidnapped Chinese teachers, Pakistan is beefing up security around Chinese citizens streaming into the country on the back of Beijing's "Belt and Road" infrastructure splurge. China has often urged Pakistan to improve security after pledging around $57 billion to build power plants, railways, and roads that will cross the Himalayas to connect western China with Pakistan's Arabian Sea port of Gwadar. Pakistani officials have outlined to Reuters extensive security plans that include ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 15:34 IST
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