NewsReach.in
Defence & Security News Diplomacy News International News National News South Asia News Terrorism News

India dismisses Pakistan’s allegation regarding Chinese mission attack

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India has dismissed allegations by Pakistan about playing a role in the terrorist attack on the Chinese mission in Karachi last year saying Islamabad should instead take credible action against support to terrorism.

“We have seen statements in Pakistani media attributed to the police chief of Karachi making false allegations against India for the terrorist attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi in November 2018,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Friday in response to queries from the media.

“We completely reject these fabricated and scurrilous attempts to levy accusations on India,” Kumar said.

“Instead of maliciously pointing fingers at others for such terrorist incidents, Pakistan needs to look inwards and undertake credible action against support to terrorism and terror infrastructure in its territories.”

Earlier in the day, Karachi police chief Amir Sheikh claimed that the attack on the Chinese Consulate was planned in the neighbouring Afghanistan.

India’s top intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), funded the attack, Sheikh said, according to Pakistani media.

At least seven people, including three attackers and two policemen, were killed in the attack.

The responsibility for the attack was claimed by the outlawed Balochistan Liberation Army.

–IANS
ab/vin

About the author: IANS
Note : All views expressed, and statements made, therein are those of the author solely and NewsReach/Vyomeen Media Pvt. Ltd. does not endorse and will not be responsible and/or liable for the same as well as for any contents of this article in any manner whatsoever, including without limitation for the veracity as well as verification of any of the above.

Related posts

Get involved!

Get Connected!

Come and join our community. Expand your network and get to know new people!

Comments

No comments yet