Ban Ki Moon condemns suicide bombing in Pakistan
Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nations Secretary General condemned the suicide bomb attack which took place at a mosque in Pakistan and claimed atleast 50 lives and injured 100 others. In a statement Mr. Ban Ki Moon’s spokesperson said that Mr. Ban is “appalled” by the attack and “strongly condemns this act of terrorism carried out at a house of worship.” The suicide bomb attack took place at a mosque near the city of Peshawar in north-western Pakistan where thousands had gathered to offer prayers marking the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. The statement added, “The Secretary-General urges all political forces in Pakistan to unite against the scourge of terrorism and to act together to create a peaceful environment ahead of the Pakistan Parliamentary elections scheduled for 8 January 2008.”
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