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SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS HEINOUS TERRORIST ATTACK IN PAKISTAN
The following statement was issued on 20 September by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today's heinous terrorist attack on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, which has reportedly killed and injured a large number of people. He expresses his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of this appalling attack, as well as to the Government and people of Pakistan. No cause can justify the indiscriminate targeting of civilians.
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