Karachi: A Chinese national was shot dead and two others were injured on Wednesday afternoon after an unidentified assailant opened fire inside a dental clinic in Pakistan’s Karachi, a police official said.
SSP South Asad Raza said one person was killed and two people were injured who were shifted to a hospital for treatment, Dawn reported.
He entered the clinic pretending to be a patient and opened fire, Raza said, confirming that the three were Chinese people.
In a press release issued afterwards, the police identified the victims as 25-year-old Ronald, 72-year-old Margrate Hu and 74-year-old Richard Hu.
The police said that the condition of both the injured foreigners was critical as they had suffered bullet wounds in their abdomen.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has ordered the immediate arrest of the attackers, saying such incidents were not tolerable, according to the official statement.
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He has also sought a detailed report from the Karachi Additional IGP.
This incident is the latest in the recent spate of attacks on Chinese nationals in the country.
In April, three Chinese nationals were killed in a suicide attack outside the University of Karachi’s (KU) Confucius Institute.
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