BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinas Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denied that any of the countrys citizens was held hostage in an attack by Taliban militants on a Pakistani naval base, although it said Chinese technicians were moved to safety because of the assault. Taliban gunmen assaulted the naval base in Karachi on Sunday, blowing up two aircraft and besieging a building in what the group said was an attack to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden. Some media reports at the time said Chinese nationals were taken hostage by the militants. The spokeswoman has already said, 'Its my understanding that no Chinese people were taken hostage, a staff member from the Foreign Ministry spokespersons office said by telephone, citing what he said was a comment by the spokeswoman Jiang Yu.