3 April 2012

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

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Car Bombings in Southern Thailand


The following statement was issued on 2 April by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly car bombings in the two southern Thai provinces of Songkhla and Yala over the weekend, which reportedly killed at least 13 people and injured hundreds more.  The Secretary-General deplores such acts of terrorism.   He extends his deepest sympathies to the Government and people of Thailand and offers his condolences to those that have lost loved ones.

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