New York

13 September 2011

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on school bus attack near Peshawar, Pakistan

The Secretary-General is shocked by today's attack near Peshawar, Pakistan, on a school bus carrying young children which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The Secretary-General strongly condemns this abhorrent act of terrorism and extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.