Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Killings in Pakistan
New York, 16 August 2012
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the appalling attack on a bus near Gilgit in Northwest Pakistan today, which reportedly targeted and killed more than twenty 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.
Statements on 16 August 2012