New York

31 October 2019

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on train accident in Pakistan

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened by the loss of life following a fire, which erupted on a train travelling between Karachi and Rawalpindi, in Pakistan, today. 

The Secretary-General extends his deep condolences to the families of the victims, as well as the people and Government of Pakistan. He wishes a swift and full recovery to those who were injured.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General