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Published:August 9th, 2016 09:12 EST

Pakistan: Ban Condemns Terrorist Attack at Hospital

By SOP newswire3

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today`s terrorist bombing at the Civil Hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, underscoring that the targeting of mourners at a civilian hospital made the attack particularly appalling. "

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban urged the Government to do its utmost to ensure safety of the population and bring to justice the perpetrators of today`s attack.


According to media reports, more than 50 people were killed earlier today Quetta, which is in the Baluchistan province of Pakistan, a when an explosion struck a hospital where dozens of lawyers had gathered to mourn the killing of a prominent colleague.

He extends his heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured, " said the statement, adding that the Secretary-General expresses his solidarity with the people and Government of Pakistan.

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