10 January 2012

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

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Pakistan


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

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack in the town of Jamrud in the north-west of Pakistan that left dozens of people dead and many wounded, including children.

He extends his heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, and reiterates the continued solidarity of the United Nations with the people and Government of Pakistan in their continuing efforts to confront terrorism and extremism.

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