May 11, 2019
From News desk of *(The Balochistan Post)* Brought to you by *(Current Balochistan)*
A five star hotel in Gwadar port city has been stormed and occupied by armed militants.
According to the sources, at least four assailants attacked and subsequently occupied the 5-star hotel in Gwadar, Balochistan.
Gwadar hosts the integral port for China’s flagship corridor called China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is part of its One Belt One Road initiative.
According to local administration, security forces have cordoned off the hotel and heavy fighting continues in the area.
The Information Ministry in Balochistan has confirmed that few guests have sustained injuries so far, however, further details regarding the casualties are still unconfirmed.
Baloch Militants Organization Balochistan Liberation Army Spokesman Jeeyand Baloch took responsibility of this attacked.
He added, The attack is being carried out by our freedom fighters of Majeed Brigade.
"Our fighters have carried out this attack on Chinese and other foreign investors. Who were staying in PC hotel" he added.