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Chinese consulate attack: India rubbishes Pak's 'fabricated and scurrilous' accusations

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has rubbished allegations made by with regard to the attack which took place in last year.

In response to a question regarding statements attributed to the police of levying false accusations against India, on Friday termed the allegations as 'fabricated and scurrilous'.

"We have seen statements in Pakistani media attributed to the Police of making false allegations against for the terrorist attack on the in Karachi in November 2018. We completely reject these fabricated and scurrilous attempts to levy accusations on Instead of maliciously pointing fingers at others for such terrorist incidents, needs to look inwards and undertake credible action against support to terrorism and in its territories," the statement read.

Earlier in the day, Dawn quoted as saying that the terrorist attack on the in Karachi in November last year was planned in and carried out with the assistance of agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

The chief further accused India by stating that the terrorist attack intended to cripple the Economic Corridor (CPEC) and create a rift between and Pakistan.

"They wanted to believe that Karachi is not [a] safe [city]," Shaikh added.

On November 23, an explosion and gunshot were heard near the Chinese consulate in Karachi's Clifton area in the morning, around 9:25 am.

Three men possessing hand grenades and other weapons fired near the Chinese consulate in Clifton Block 4, according to eyewitnesses.

Two policemen were killed and a got injured after three gunmen tried to enter the consulate around 9:30 am.

Nine hand grenades, bullets, magazines, and explosives were recovered from the possession of the terrorists, said.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 23:22 IST