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India strongly condemns terror attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

The consulate, located in the posh Clifton area, came under attack early morning

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Firing near Chinese Consulate in Karachi's Clifton area. Photo: ANI

India strongly condemned the terror attack on the Chinese Consulate in Friday and said such strikes only strengthen the resolve of the international community to combat in all its forms and manifestations.

Three heavily-armed suicide bombers stormed the Chinese consulate, killing two policemen. The terrorists were shot dead by security forces.

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"India strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the Chinese Consulate in this morning. We condole the loss of lives in this dastardly attack," the Ministry of External Affairs said.

"There can be no justification whatsoever for any act of The perpetrators of this heinous attack should be brought to justice expeditiously," it said in a statement.

It said such terrorist attacks only strengthen the resolve of the international community to combat in all its forms and manifestations.

The consulate, located in the posh Clifton area, came under attack early morning and the three were killed before they were able to enter the facility.

First Published: Fri, November 23 2018. 14:20 IST
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