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‘Shocked and Saddened’, Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General is shocked and saddened by the many lives lost today in a bomb attack at a bus station in the Nyanyan neighbourhood, close to the Nigerian capital, Abuja. He offers his condolences to the bereaved families and to those injured.
The Secretary-General strongly condemns all indiscriminate killings and acts of violent extremism. The perpetrators of this attack, and those responsible for the continuing brutal attacks in the north-east of the country, must be brought to justice.
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