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UN chief seeks justice for Afghan civilian deaths

UN chief seeks justice for Afghan civilian deaths

Jul 15, 2015 - 10:54

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned in the strongest terms recent attacks in Afghanistaninfo-icon that killed and injured more than 100 civilians, including womeninfo-icon and children.

“The heinous attacks in Khost and Baghlan provinces and Kabulinfo-icon city occurred near spaces of public assembly, including a bazaar as well as mosqueinfo-icon 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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