Pakistan suicide bomb kills two children

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Two children are dead and three more injured after a suicide bomber targeted a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals in south west Pakistan.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

The suicide blast took place at the East Bay Road in the port city of Gwadar around 7 pm on Friday, a spokesman for the Balochistan government told Reuters.

Chinese nationals sustained minor injuries, a police statement said.

Gwadar is in the southwestern province of Balochistan, where separatist militants have waged a long-running insurgency.

The attack came after the bus attack in the northwestern Pakistani province of Khyber-Paktunkhwa in which 13 people, including nine Chinese workers and two Pakistani soldiers were killed earlier in the month.

China is heavily involved in the development of the Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea as part of a $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is itself part of China's Belt and Road infrastructure project.

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