The arrested foreigners were seen suspiciously doing rounds of ATM booths on Karachi's Abdullah Haroon Road.
Local shop-keepers stopped the duo and handed them over to police, Geo TV reported.
Officials also confirmed that the two foreigners have been involved in ATM skimming, it said.
"They had come to detach skimming devices from the ATM machines," Naeem added.
In March last year, two Chinese nationals were arrested by a Pakistani law enforcement agency for ATM skimming fraud, Dawn newspaper reported.
Pakistan has witnessed a rapid increase of Chinese nationals in the country in recent years due to many Beijing- funded infrastructure development projects and joint ventures under the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Some Chinese expatriates, however, have been found involved in criminal activities such as fighting and fraud, Pakistani media reports said in December.
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