The latest violent attack on Chinese nationals has been reported from Kenya where one engineer was killed and another wounded in an armed attack.
According to China's Ministry of Commerce, the Chinese government is closely following Kenya's investigation into the murder the Chinese engineer who was shot to death in the port city of Mombasa.
The ministry will coordinate with the Chinese embassy in Kenya which is taking all necessary actions to protect the security of Chinese personnel there, the ministry said in a statement.
On February one, engineers from a Chinese company working on a road-building project outside Mombasa were robbed by gunmen, with one killed and another wounded during the attack.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has also issued a strong statement, saying that China has asked Kenya to ensure the safety of Chinese people working in the country.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said the Chinese government is very concerned about the case and the ministry and the Chinese Embassy in Kenya have made representations to the Kenyan Embassy in Beijing and the
Kenyan Foreign Ministry on the safety of Chinese nationals.