Bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, condemned by UN chief

 

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The bombing of the house of a top Pakistani military officer in the south-western city of Quetta on Wednesday has been condemned by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

According to reports, a pair of suicide bombers attacked the house, killing the officer's wife and 22 other people.

More than 60 people were wounded in the attack.

Eduardo Del Buey is the Deputy Spokesman of the Secretary-General.

"The Secretary-General strongly condemns yesterday's suicide bombings in Quetta, Pakistan, which reportedly targeted officers of the region's Frontier Corps. The attacks left scores of people dead, including two children, and wounded many others. The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the continued loss of Pakistani lives at the hands of terrorism. He extends his deep condolences to the families of the victims and the Government of Pakistan."
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The Secretary-General re-confirmed the solidarity of the United Nations with the people of Pakistan in their efforts to combat terrorism.

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