UN chief strongly condemns 'terrible' attack at Chinese railway station

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo (file photo)

1 March 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned an attack that took place on Saturday at the railway station in Kunming, China, and hoped that those responsible will be brought to justice.

According to media reports, the attack by knife-wielding men left at least 28 people dead and over 100 injured.

Mr. Ban condemned the “terrible” attack in the strongest terms, his spokesperson said in a statement.

“He expresses condolences to the bereaved families and wishes those wounded a speedy recovery,” the spokesperson added.

“The Secretary-General notes that there is no justification for the killing of innocent civilians and hopes that those responsible will be brought to justice.”

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