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New targets in militant Balochistan as two Chinese kidnapped

The pair's abduction follows a fresh wave of violence in the restive province, whose key belligerents have set their faces against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

In a fresh wave of violence, Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province has endured three major terror assaults over the last 15 days. Thirty-eight have been killed and scores injured, among them the Deputy Chairman of the nation’s Senate, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi.

In a new development, however, two Chinese nationals were kidnapped from the Jinnah Town area of Quetta, Balochistan’s provincial capital, on Wednesday afternoon. China’s foreign minister and ambassador to Pakistan have urged Islamabad to improve the security situation in the region and help recover the abductees. Read more

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