Ban strongly condemns terrorist attack at India-Pakistan border
|Publisher||UN News Service|
|Publication Date||3 November 2014|
|Cite as||UN News Service, Ban strongly condemns terrorist attack at India-Pakistan border, 3 November 2014, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/545b851e4.html [accessed 11 December 2017]|
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Strongly condemning the terrorist attack that took place yesterday on the Pakistani side of the Wagah border with India, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Today urged the authorities in Pakistan to bring those responsible to justice.
In a statement issued by his spokesperson in New York, Mr. Ban condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack, which, according to news reports, killed more than 50 people and wounded perhaps 100 others.
Through the statement, the Secretary-General expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the attack and to the people and Government of Pakistan, and wished those wounded a quick recovery.
"Such terrorist acts are not justifiable under any circumstances," he declared through the statement, urging the Pakistani authorities to bring those responsible to justice.