SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS ISLAMABAD CAR BOMBING

2 June 2008
SG/SM/11608

SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS ISLAMABAD CAR BOMBING

2 June 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11608
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General strongly condemns islamabad car bombing

 


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


The Secretary-General strongly condemns the car bombing outside the Danish Embassy in Islamabad today which reportedly killed at least six and injured dozens of others.  A security guard at a nearby UNDP [United Nations Development Programme] building was among those killed, and six locally recruited staff working for a UNDP project were injured.  The Secretary-General reiterates his total rejection of such acts of terrorism and expresses condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Pakistan.


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