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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Notes to correspondents

Statement attributable to Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay

New York/Mogadishu, 13 February 2014


A vehicle exploded close to a convoy of UN vehicles about 12.30 today near the international airport in Mogadishu. The UN in Somalia strongly condemns the attack and expresses deep sorrow at the reported deaths and injuries of Somali bystanders. A UN car was damaged but no UN staff were injured . Four security escorts were lightly injured.

Notes to correspondents on 13 February 2014