Suicide bomber in Pakistan kills 40

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in north-west Pakistan reportedly killing more than 40 people and injuring over a 100.

The Secretary-General has strongly condemned the act and says he is appalled at the deliberate attack at a place of worship.

August is the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

A teenager is said to have been used to perpetrate the attack.

Mr. Ban says the UN will continue to stand by Pakistan in its efforts to combat terrorism.

Secretary-General deplores suicide bombing at Pakistani mosque

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