Pak official: Chinese contractors have halted work on 2 projects after attack

Chinese contractors halted construction on two major dam projects in Pakistan as Chinese investigators arrived in the country to join a probe into the suicide bombing that killed five Chinese engineers and a Pakistani driver this week, an official said on Friday. A senior official from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa interior department told AFP that since Wednesday, China Gezhouba Group Company has halted work on the Dasu dam in the province and Power China has stopped work on Diamer Bhasha dam, which straddles two provinces.The companies have demanded that Pakistan authorities come up with new security plans before reopening the sites where around 1,250 Chinese are working, it said. China has not commented yet.


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