An attack was recently carried out at a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan where the Chinese ambassador was rumoured to be staying at. A Taliban spokesman claimed the attack, describing it as a suicide bombing using a car filled with explosives in front of the hotel. The Chinese ambassador was suspected to be the intended victim but he was absent from the hotel on the day of the attack.
Many were harmed in the Serena Hotel, which is famous for officials staying there, two security guards and 3 people were killed in the blast. While the guests of the hotel were unharmed, 12 people were wounded in the car park as the fire spread to nearby cars parked in front of the hotel.