Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Assured China That Pakistan Will Not Rest Until Suicide Attack Criminals Will Be Brought To Justice

On Tuesday China was assured by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan that the government will not be resting until the criminals who are involved in the suicide attack in Karachi on the Chinese citizens are caught and brought to justice.

The statement was made by the PM Shehbaz Sharif when visited the Chinese embassy in Islamabad to meet the Chargé d’affaires Pang Chunxue and condoled with her over the deaths of Chinese citizens in the incident. A special condolence message was also sent by the prime minister to the President Xi Jinping of China during his visit.

As per the PM's office, the prime minister expressed his grief and sorrow over the deaths of Chinese citizens in the suicide blast which has taken place at the University of Karachi.

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif stated that the whole Pakistani nation is in a state of shock and grief due to this brutal attack on Pakistan’s iron brother.  The premier also extended his condolences and heartfelt sympathies to the government of China, its citizens, and affected families.

The Premier assured that Pakistan condemn the terrorist attack in its strongest words and is committed to eliminating all such forms of terrorists and terrorism from the soil of Pakistan.

The premier informed the Chinese diplomat that their government will be investigating this incident speedily and the culprits will be given exemplary punishment. He also told that he has instructed Rana Sanaullah the Interior Minister of Pakistan to visit Karachi by tomorrow.

PM Shehbaz stated that we will not rest until the criminals are brought to justice, arrested, and punished by death who have taken the lives of Chinese citizens.

The premier also told that the government of Pakistan would arrange the repatriation of the injured and the dead bodies to China.

The premier has stated that he has ordered foolproof security for the citizens and institutions of China. He also wrote in the condolence book while visiting the Chinese Embassy.

State Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Federal Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Marriyum Aurangzeb, and Ahsan Iqbal accompanied the premier during his visit to the Embassy.

Four people were killed including three Chinese citizens, whereas, four others were injured in during the car explosion which took place on the premises of Karachi University.

A suicide blast was carried out by a burqa-clad woman as per the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD).

The blast took place in a van at 1:52 pm near the Confucius Institution which is a Chinese language teaching center at the University of Karachi. After the explosion, the security agencies and rescue teams rushed to the area and cordoned off the location, starting the rescue operations.

The deceased Chinese citizens are identified as Confucius Institute Director Huang Guiping, Chen Sai, Ding Mupeng, and Khalid who was their Pakistani driver.

The four individuals who were injured, two of them identified as Chinese citizen Wang Yuging and a security guard named Hamid. All of the injured are presently hospitalized and receiving treatment.