ISLAMABAD, June 23 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s embassy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is checking information about possible murders of foreign tourists in the country’s northern part.
“As yet, we do not have confirmations of the information,” the embassy told Itar-Tass.
Earlier information was that ten foreign tourists died in an attack of armed people in northern Pakistan.
The Reuters reported on Sunday that during the previous night unidentified people rushed into a hotel, where foreign tourists were staying, and opened fire. The agency reported the local police as saying ten people were killed, and the attackers disappeared.
The police official said they were identifying the victim’s citizenship. The Xinhua News Agency reports among the victims were one Russian, five Ukrainians and three Chinese.