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Ban Speaks Out Against Terrorist Bombing In Beirut

Secretary-General speaks out against terrorist bombing in Beirut

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today's bombing in the Lebanese capital of Beirut which reportedly claimed the lives of at least three civilians and wounded at least 20 others.

A diplomatic vehicle from the United States Embassy was impacted in the attack.

"The Secretary-General deplores this act of terror and extends his sympathies to the families of those killed and inured," according to a statement issued by his spokesperson. "It is imperative that the Lebanese authorities find the perpetrators of this cowardly crime and bring them to justice."

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