UN Secretary-General condemns attacks killing and injuring more than 100 civilians
NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned, in the strongest terms, the recent attacks in Afghanistan that killed and injured more than 100 civilians, including women and children.
The attacks in Khost and Baghlan Provinces and Kabul city occurred near spaces of public assembly, including a bazaar as well as mosque where civilians had gathered to pray.
The Secretary-General expressed his solidarity with the people of Afghanistan in the face of such attacks. He conveyed his deepest condolences to the Government of Afghanistan and to the families of the victims and wished those injured a swift recovery.
The Secretary-General called for the persons responsible for these attacks to be brought to justice.