Karachi attack: Two dead in attack near Chinese consulate


Paramilitary forces and policeman take cover behind a wall during an attack on the Chinese embassy, where blasts and shots are heard, in Karachi, Pakistan November 23, 2018.

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Paramilitary forces and policeman take cover behind a wall near the Chinese embassy

Two policemen have died in an armed attack near the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani coastal city of Karachi, police say.

Eyewitnesses reported a blast and gunfire at the site in the Clifton area, but details are still emerging.

Local TV channels were broadcasting images of a plume of smoke, although the nature of the blast is unclear.

Security forces have been deployed and the area has been cordoned off, Pakistan’s Geo TV said.

This is a breaking news story – more to follow.



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