In pictures: Terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

Published: November 23, 2018
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PHOTO: SCREENGRAB

PHOTO: SCREENGRAB

A terror attack on the Chinese consulate situated in Karachi was foiled by security forces on Friday.

All staff members of the foreign mission were reported safe in the attack.

Two policemen were martyred in an exchange of fire with the terrorists. All three attackers were also killed in the ensuing gunfight with security forces.

 

Police officers take cover as they move during an attack on the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: REUTERS

Police officers take cover as they move during an attack on the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

Paramilitary soldiers walk after an attack on the Chinese embassy, where blasts and shots were heard. REUTERS

Paramilitary soldiers walk after an attack on the Chinese embassy, where blasts and shots were heard. REUTERS

 

A Pakistani ranger stands in front of a damaged gate at the Chinese consulate after an attack in Karachi on November 23, 2018. PHOTO: AFP

A Ranger stands in front of a damaged gate at the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: AFP

 

Pakistani security personnel stand outside the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: AFP

Rangers take position outside the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: AFP

 

Police officers stand guard as a member of the bomb disposal unit (C) checks a bag with exlosives (unseen), after an attack on the Chinese embassy. PHOTO: REUTERS

Police officers stand guard as a member of the bomb disposal squad checks a bag with explosives (unseen), after an attack on the Chinese embassy. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

Pakistani army soldiers patrol at the Chinese consulate . PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani Army soldiers patrol at the Chinese consulate . PHOTO: AFP

 

Pakistani security personnel stand next to burned out vehicles in front of the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand next to burned out vehicles in front of the Chinese consulate. PHOTO: AFP

 

PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

 

218112302907Pakistani ambulance volunteers transport a body. PHOTO: AFP

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