UN chief seeks justice for Afghan civilian deaths
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned in the strongest terms recent attacks in Afghanistan that killed and injured more than 100 civilians, including women and children.
“The heinous 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,” a statement from Ban’s spokesperson quoted him as saying on Tuesday.
Expressing his solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, Ban conveyed his deepest condolences to the Afghan government and to the families of the victims and wished the injured a swift recovery.
Ban calls for the persons responsible for these attacks to be brought to justice.
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