Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack on Bus in Pakistan

16 August 2012
SG/SM/14469

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack on Bus in Pakistan

16 August 2012
Secretary-General
SG/SM/14469
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack on Bus in Pakistan

 

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

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the appalling attack on a bus near Gilgit in north-west Pakistan today, which reportedly targeted and killed more than 20 Shia Muslims.  The Secretary-General expresses his outrage over such deliberate attacks on people due to their religious beliefs in Pakistan.  He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Pakistan.

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