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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Statement

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on today's attacks on Afghan civilians

New York, 6 December 2011

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by today's attacks in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens of Afghan civilians who had gathered to mourn on the occasion of the Tenth of Muharam.

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms such indiscriminate attacks against civilians and extends his deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and wounded.


Statements on 6 December 2011