New York

06 September 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Afghanistan

The Secretary-General condemns yesterday’s twin attack in Kabul City targeting civilians at a sports centre in an area populated by Afghanistan’s Shi’a community.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured. Every effort should be made to bring to justice those who organized this attack against civilians.

The Secretary-General expresses the solidarity of the United Nations with the Government and people of Afghanistan and supports the efforts of the authorities to fight terrorism.
 
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General