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Ban deplores deadly bombing in north-western Pakistani town

Publisher UN News Service
Publication Date 10 January 2012
Cite as UN News Service, Ban deplores deadly bombing in north-western Pakistani town, 10 January 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f0ff92d2.html [accessed 26 November 2014]
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the terrorist bombing in the north-western Pakistani town of Jamrud earlier today that has left dozens of people dead or wounded.

Media reports indicate at least 30 people were killed when a bomb was planted near a bus terminal, and more than 60 others were injured.

In a statement issued by his spokesperson Mr. Ban noted the high casualty toll, particularly the number of children killed or wounded.

"He extends his heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims and reiterates the continued solidarity of the United Nations with the people and GMedia reports indicate at least 30 people were killed and more than 60 others were injured.overnment of Pakistan in their continuing efforts to confront terrorism and extremism," the statement said.

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