UN Secretary-General condemns attack at hospital in Pakistan's Quetta

NEW YORK, 9th August, 2016 (WAM) -- Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General, has condemned Monday's bombing at the Civil Hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, underscoring that the targeting of mourners at a civilian hospital made the attack "particularly appalling".

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ban urged the Government to do its utmost to ensure the safety of the population and bring to justice the perpetrators of the attack.

He extended his heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. He expressed his solidarity with the people and Government of Pakistan.


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