Monday 20 May 2019
Home      All news      Contact us      Urdu
The News - 5 days ago

Terrorists employ new tactics to hit CPEC

ISLAMABAD: China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a major trigger for terrorists, galvanising their movement as they employ new tactics -- including suicide attacks -- in an escalation that could rattle Beijing, observers say.A deadly weekend attack by gunmen who stormed a luxury hotel in Gwadar, was the latest high-profile assault linked to the multi-billion dollar CPEC.CPEC -- part of China s massive Belt and Road initiative -- seeks to link its western province Xinjiang with Gwadar, giving Beijing valuable access to the Arabian Sea and conferring new roads, ports, and airports on Pakistan.Pakistani authorities routinely term Gwadar, a former fishing village, as the next Dubai .There s good reason to believe that the hotel attack spooked Beijing in a big way, given that a major facility was struck in a city that houses one of the crown jewels of CPEC, Kugelman said. The project, he continued, is a major trigger for Baloch insurgents .


Latest News
Hashtags:   

Terrorists

 | 

employ

 | 

tactics

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources