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INDIA-THE ATTACK ON CHINA’S CONSULATE IS MORE ABOUT BALOCHISTAN

INDIA-THE ATTACK ON CHINA’S CONSULATE IS MORE ABOUT BALOCHISTAN
Vishnu Gupta and members of the wright wing Hindu Sena, during a pro-“free Balochistan” rally in New Delh, Aug 2016. Wikimedia Commons

The Hindustan Times-Nov 26

India has joined other countries in condemning the militant attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi. New Delhi has termed it as a terror attack. However, the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), which has claimed credit for the attack, is not recognized as a terrorist organization by India. The BLA had recently attempted to blow up a busload of Chinese workers. Other Baloch groups have also targeted the increasing Chinese presence in their province. The rival Baloch Liberation Front, for example, has carried out attacks against a number of Chinese construction projects.

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First published in: The Hindustan Times

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