Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Bombings in Ugandan Capital

12 July 2010
SG/SM/13007-AFR/2010

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Bombings in Ugandan Capital

12 July 2010
Secretary-General
SG/SM/13007
AFR/2010
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Bombings in Ugandan Capital

 


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


The Secretary-General strongly condemns the vicious bombings yesterday in Kampala that claimed the lives of dozens of people and left hundreds wounded among Ugandans and other nationalities at establishments where they were watching the World Cup final.


The Secretary-General hopes that the perpetrators of these acts will be brought to justice and prosecuted.  He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and the Government of Uganda, and wishes a full and speedy recovery to those who have been injured.


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