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Published:July 17th, 2010 13:04 EST
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UN Chief Ban Condemns Deadly Mosque Bombing In Iran

By SOP newswire3

16 July 2010 " Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned today`s suicide bombings at a mosque in Iran which have reportedly killed dozens of people and injured many more.

united nationsThis senseless act of terrorism at a place of worship makes it all the more reprehensible, " Mr. Ban said in a statement issued by his spokesperson.

According to press reports, the twin bombings took place at a Shi`a mosque in the city of Zahedan in south-east Iran shortly after evening services.

In his statement, the Secretary-General extended his condolences to the victims` families and to Iran`s Government and people.