18 August 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12417
AFG/332

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

SECRETARY-GENERAL DEEPLY DISTRESSED AT KILLING OF UNITED NATIONS STAFF IN KABUL


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


The Secretary-General is deeply distressed by the news that two Afghan United Nations staff members were killed, and a third injured, in a suicide attack in Kabul earlier today, which reportedly killed seven people and wounded many more.  The Secretary-General offers his deepest condolences to the families of those killed and his best wishes for a rapid recovery to those who were injured. 


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