UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns car bomb attack in Mogadishu

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MOGADISHU, Somalia, October 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned last night's car bomb attack in Mogadishu that resulted in the death and injury of many people. The President of Somalia has confirmed at least thirteen people were killed.

“I condemn last night's appalling terrorist attack against innocent civilians in Mogadishu resulting in numerous casualties. The use of such indiscriminate tactics against the Somali people is a cruel and despicable crime. I commend the swift response of Somalia's security and medical staff. The perpetrators need to be brought to justice swiftly.” SRSG Kay said.

“We remain resolute in our support for the Somali people as they work to realise their hope for a peaceful and stable future.” he added.

SRSG Kay extends his sincere condolences to the families and friends of all those who have suffered as a result of last night's attack.