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Published:June 29th, 2016 09:20 EST

Iraq: UN Envoy Condemns Bombing of Mosque

By SOP newswire3

The United Nations envoy for Iraq has strongly condemned the suicide bombing yesterday that killed or wounded a number of civilians at a mosque in Abu Ghraib, west of Baghdad, noting that the attack showed the terrorists` total disdain for Islam.

This cowardly attack, happening during the holy month of Ramadan and as worshippers were gathered for evening prayers, shows the terrorists` total disdain for Islam and rejection of its values, " said Ján Kubiš, the UN Secretary-General`s Special Representative for Iraq, and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), in a statement issued today.

Also in the statement, he expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

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