*As per media report, Security Forces have foiled terrorist plot on Chinese nationals on Thursday in Gwadar and arrested a suspect.*
According to sources, the intelligence agencies raided a house in Gwadar and recovered a huge cache of arms, maps, and fake number plates. Two G3 rifles, four 303 bore rifles, one MP5 rifle, one Kalashnikov, three walkie-talkie sets and hundreds of bullets were seized too.
The raid was conducted on intelligence reports that militants were planning to target Chinese workers on the East Bay Expressway.
On November 23, three militants of outlawed Balochistan Liberation Army attacked the Chinese consulate in Karachi. Seven people, including three attackers and two policemen, were killed.
The government has decided to maintain a complete record of Chinese nationals living in the country, including when they arrived. A delegation of the Chinese defence ministry met Interior Secretary Qazi Kabir in Islamabad to discuss the security of their nationals on Wednesday.