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Belt and Road

Terrorist attacks show Pakistan's need to reassure China on security

Suicide bombing on key part of Belt and Road may make Beijing nervous

The attack took place in southwestern Balochistan Province, the heart of the $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. @AFP/Jiji

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Terrorist attacks on Chinese workers in southwest Pakistan are unnerving Beijing, just as Islamabad seeks financial support from its neighbor to pull out of a balance of payments crisis.

A suicide bomber wounded six people, including three Chinese engineers, earlier this month in an attack on a bus near the town of Dalbandin in Balochistan Province.

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