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China condemns the killing of three Chinese in Pakistan
2007/07/10

    BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday condemned the killing of three Chinese workers in Pakistan, and urged Pakistan to get to the bottom of the attack as soon as possible and mete out severe punishment to the criminals.

    Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a statement Monday evening that the Chinese government was very concerned about the attack, and had lodged urgent representations with the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing and the Pakistani government.

    Qin's comments came in response to questions concerning the shooting attack on four Chinese nationals by unknown assailants in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday. Three of the four were killed and the other man severely wounded.

    Qin said in the statement that China has asked the Pakistani side to provide medical treatment to the wounded man and help repatriate the bodies of the dead, and take effective measures to ensure the safety and security of Chinese in Pakistan.

    The spokesman advised all Chinese in Pakistan to take precautions.

Three Chinese killed in NW Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Three Chinese workers were killed Sunday in northwestern Pakistan, police said.

    Police officer Abdul Karim said that it was a robbery attempt. Full story

Ambassador condemns attack on Chinese in NW Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Luo Zhaohui has condemned the violent incident in which four Chinese citizens were attacked Sunday evening in northwestern Pakistan.

    In a press release by the Chinese embassy here early Monday, Luo requested the Pakistani side "to investigate it, round up the culprits, properly handle the follow-up issues and take effective measures to protect all the Chinese in Pakistan."  Full story

Pakistan condemns Chinese killing

    ISLAMABAD, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan condemns the killing of three Chinese nationals, the country's foreign office said here Sunday night.

    Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that the incident would not affect Sino-Pak friendship.

    Three Chinese workers were killed Sunday in northwestern Pakistan, police said. Full story

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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