Bid to attack Chinese engineers foiled

Published: December 7, 2018
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ILLUSTRATION: JAMAL KHURSHID

ILLUSTRATION: JAMAL KHURSHID

QUETTA  : The law enforcement agencies on Thursday arrested a suspicious man and recovered weapons, maps and fake number plates from his possession.

The raid was conducted in a compound in Sar-Bandan area of Gwadar district.

According to sources, on information the security agencies launched a search operation in Sar-Bandan area of Gwadar and foiled a bid to attack Chinese engineers working on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the coastal city of Gwadar.

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“During the raid one suspicious man was arrested while a large quantity of arms, maps and fake number plates were recovered from the compound kept to target Chinese workers,” sources added.

According to details, a G3 rifle, pistol, a MP 5 rifle, four 3×3 bore rifles, one Kalashnikov, caps of Levies and Coast Guards, forces’ weapons cases, and hundreds of rounds were seized.

Security sources revealed that the operation was carried out following a threat alert that miscreants were planning to attack Chinese engineers working at Eastbay Express Way that was located 500 metre far from the compound.

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