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Published:August 18th, 2015 12:46 EST

UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Bangkok

By SOP newswire3

United Nations Secretary-General ban Ki-moon was shocked to learn of an explosion today close to a shrine in the centre of Thailand`s capital, Bangkok, which caused the loss of life of innocent civilians.

[The Secretary-General] expresses his condolences to the bereaved families and to the people and Government of Thailand, and wishes those injured a quick recovery, " said a statement attributable to a UN spokesperson.

According to the media, a bomb hidden inside the Erawan shrine exploded, killing dozens of people.

The Secretary-General hopes that those responsible will be brought to justice, " adds the statement.

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