Appalled: UN chief condemns Jamrud attack

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned “in the strongest terms” the suicide attack.


August 20, 2011

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned “in the strongest terms” the suicide attack at a mosque in Jamrud. “The secretary-general is appalled at this deliberate attack at a place of worship during the Muslim holy month of Ramazan, and the reported use of a teenager to perpetrate the attack,” his spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement read out at the regular noon briefing.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 20th, 2011.

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