Secretary-General condemns bombing in Mardan, Pakistan

A suicide bombing that killed and injured numerous people at an army recruitment centre in the north-western city of Mardan has been strongly condemned by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon

According to reports, a teenage suicide bomber dressed in school uniform blew himself up as recruits exercised at a parade ground.

The Secretary-General says he is appalled by the reported use of a minor to commit this terrorist act.

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