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Published:May 12th, 2013 12:44 EST

UN Chief Ban Condemns Car Bomb Attack In Turkey

By SOP newswire3

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the strongest terms " the car bomb attack that reportedly killed 40 people today in the town of Reyhanli, in Turkey`s Hatay province.

In a statement issued by his Spokesman in New York, the Secretary-General expressed the hope that the perpetrators of the attack will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

According to early reports, the attack in Reyhanli, a town in the southeastern province of Hatay, near Turkey`s border with Syria, has claimed the lives of 40 people and has injured more than 100

The Secretary-General condemns all acts of terrorism and reiterates that no cause or grievance ever justifies the targeting of civilians, " the statement said, adding that Mr. Ban sends his deepest condolences to the victims and their families, as well as to the Turkish Government and people, and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.

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