Geneva, Switzerland

9 May 2012

Note to correspondents by the Spokesman for the Joint Special Envoy for Syria

In response to media questions, the spokesman has said the following:

“I can confirm that a bomb exploded in the vicinity of the UN Observers' convoy today, as it entered Dara'a. There were no casualties among the Observers, but several Syrian soldiers were injured and taken to hospital.

Gen. Mood told reporters accompanying his convoy that this was an example of what the Syrian people were suffering on a daily basis and that all forms of violence must stop.”