Ban Deplores Double Suicide Bombings In Pakistan
Secretary-General deplores double suicide bombings in Pakistan
11 March 2008 - Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon has voiced his shock and sadness at learning of
this morning's twin suicide bombings in the eastern
Pakistani city of Lahore that have killed more than two
dozen people and injured scores of others.
n a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban "strongly condemns these indiscriminate acts of terrorism and expresses condolences to the families of the victims."
The statement added that the Secretary-General was concerned by the increase over the past few months in the number of terrorist attacks in Pakistan and welcomed the resolve of the country's Government and its people "to unite against the scourge of terrorism."