11 November 2005

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Baghdad Suicide Bombing, Appalled by Continued Indiscriminate Killing of Innocent Civilians

NEW YORK, 10 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the latest suicide bombing that took place today in the centre of Baghdad, in which more than 30 people were killed and many more wounded.  The Secretary-General is appalled by the continued indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians, which no cause can justify.  He sends his condolences to the families of the victims.

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