9 tourists gunned down in Pakistan, including three Chinese tourists

By | June 23, 2013

Pakistani police said on 23 of June that a shooting incident occurred in Gilgit region in northern Pakistan and nine foreign tourists were killed in the attack.

Police said at 0:30 local time on the 23rd of June, a group of unidentified armed men attacked a hotel at the foot of a local mountain, shot and killed nine foreign tourists in the hotel. Murdered tourists are from Ukraine, China and Russia. In addition, a local tourist guide was also killed during the attack..

Pakistani police said that the 9 foreign victims included three Chinese tourists. But the message has not been finally confirmed by the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan. Embassy official told Xinhua News Agency reporters that the embassy is liaising with the Palestinian side to get more information.

Source: Xinhua Net

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