Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Bombings in Homs and Damascus
New York , 22 February 2016
The Secretary-General condemns the multiple bombings on 21 February in Damascus and Homs, Syria, and claimed by Da’esh/ISIL. Reports by local monitors state that at least 155 people, mainly civilians, may have been killed and several hundred injured in these terrorist attacks.
The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured. Those responsible for these atrocious and deliberate attacks on civilians must be held accountable.
Statements on 22 February 2016
- New York, 22 February 2016 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria
- Barcelona, Spain, 22 February 2016 - Secretary-General's message to Mobile World Summit [delivered by Dr. David Nabarro, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development]