New York

02 September 2016

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Pakistan

The Secretary-General condemns the two terrorist attacks today in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, reportedly targeting a Christian neighbourhood and a district court, respectively. He stresses the need to ensure accountability and to bring to justice the perpetrators of these terrorist attacks.

The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured. He expresses his solidarity with the people and Government of Pakistan.