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 31 August 2014]|
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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.