UNITED NATIONS: The Secretary General of the United Nations Organizations condemns attacks on Church in Peshawar.
In consistency with details, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has robustly condemned Sunday’s “atrocious” terrorist attack on the All Saints Church in Peshawar while urged the Pakistani Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.
According to a statement issued by United Nations Spokesman Martin Nesirky said that, ”The Secretary General was “appalled” by the attack, which had reportedly killed more than 75 people and wounded over 100 others as they were attending Sunday mass.” “The secretary general condemns this atrocious bombing attack in the strongest possible terms,” the statement said.
Mr. Ban Ki-moon – Secretary General said, ”These acts of terror cannot be justified by any cause,” while he called on the Government of Pakistan,” to do everything possible to find and bring the perpetrators to justice”.
The Secretary General further extended his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the people and Government of Pakistan.
According to the statement the Secretary General additionally restated the unity of the United Nations with the Pakistan Government’s in progress fight against terrorism and extremism in Pakistan and urged the Government to keep on taking steps to build forbearance by reinforcing relationships between varied religious and racial communities in the country.
Earlier on Sunday, 22nd 2013 two explosions ripped through the congregation of 600 people, including many women and children, when the service at All Saints Church came to an end and worshippers were about to receive a meal in the courtyard outside. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up entering the Church premises, causing more than 80 deaths and in excess of 150 injured.