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SECRETARY-GENERAL SADDENED BY LOSS OF LIFE, DAMAGE FROM BIHAR, INDIA FLOODING;
SAYS UNITED NATIONS STANDS READY TO ASSIST
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General was saddened to learn of the loss of life and damage to property in Bihar, India due to flooding. He extends his deepest condolences to those affected, especially to the families of those who have been killed or who are missing.
The United Nations stands ready to assist as required.
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