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Gwadar: City in Balochistan, Pakistan
Gwadar is a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan. The city is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea opposite Oman. Gwadar was an overseas possession of Oman from 1783 to 1958. It is about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Turbat, while the sister port city of Chabahar in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province is about 170 kilometres (110 mi) to the west of Gwadar.

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Gwadar attack: Growing separatist violence in Balochistan indicates anger among locals against Chinese interference in Pakistan

Now it seems that China is the target for attack by the new armed groups who have sprung up, arising from a bitter hatred of the 'colonisers' of their country.
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan security forces kill attackers after raid on luxury hotel

Pakistani security forces have killed three separatist insurgents who had stormed a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar 24 hours earlier, the military said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Gwadar

Gunmen raid Balochistan hotel [Video]Gunmen raid Balochistan hotel

Reports of firing as armed attackers entered a hotel in Gwadar, Balochistan, according to police.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:01Published

Gunmen kill bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan: Official [Video]Gunmen kill bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan: Official

Passengers offloaded from bus travelling from Karachi to Gwadar before being shot dead, local media says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published

 

Pakistani forces comb hotel a day after raid kills at least five

Pakistani security forces searched a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar on Sunday a day after separatist insurgents stormed in, killing at least five people, in what the militants said was a..
Reuters - Published

Imran Khan condemns terror attack on Gwadar hotel, says it was to 'sabotage' country's economic projects and prosperity

While condemning the attack, Imran Khan appreciated the initial response by a security guard and security forces in foiling greater loss to human lives
Firstpost - Published

Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar, at least one killed

The military said at least three gunmen killed a guard at the entrance to the hotel when they entered.
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Balochistan militants claim responsibility for Pakistan hotel attack

The Balochistan Liberation Army, a militant group fighting for greater autonomy for the Balochistan region in southwestern Pakistan, claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack on a hotel in Gwadar..
Reuters - Published

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and..
Reuters - Published

Armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar, authorities say 'majority of guests' evacuated safely

Some armed militants stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan's port city of Gwadar in the restive Balochistan province, police said.
Firstpost - Published

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistani port city of Gwadar: officials

Gunmen attacked a hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday and were battling security forces, officials said.
Reuters - Published

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