30 October 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11897

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS TERRORIST BOMBINGS IN NORTH-EAST INDIA

 


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General expresses his deep sorrow and sympathy to the Government and people of India for the loss of life and destruction caused by today’s series of bombings in the north-east of the country.


He strongly condemns this act of terrorism targeting civilians.  There can be absolutely no justification for such indiscriminate violence.


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